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    Head of Industry, Technology & Innovation gives evidence to the Science & Technology Select Committee

    On 4th December, Robert McLaren, Head of Industry, Technology & Innovation, gave evidence to the Science & Technology Select Committee.

    The Select Committee invited Robert following the team's extensive work on digital and data, including through the APPG for Assistive Technology and the APPG on Data Analytics. 

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    Head of Education & Skills gives evidence to Intergenerational Fairness Select Committee

    Appearing before the Lord’s Intergenerational Committee, Policy Connect’s Head of Education and Skills – Simon Kelleher – calls for a joint minister to lead a cultural shift in our approach to education and training

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    Rt Hon. Nicky Morgan MP launches Higher Education Commission's international higher education recommendations

    The Rt. Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Chair of the Treasury Select Committee and former Education Minister, launched the Higher Education Commission's latest policy report.

    The report sets out 12-point plan welcoming Ministers’ recent commitments to international students and reviewing visa restrictions. Ms Morgan stressed the importance of sending a welcoming message to international students, highlighting recommendations that call for the UK to set a target for international student growth from the Commission’s report as key.

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    Accessibility regulations - what they mean for government and education

    Policy Connect and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology launched a report on new EU accessibility regulations and what government needs to do to ensure they are enacted.

    Regulations came into force on 23rd September and require all public sector sites to be accessible. This includes both further and higher education websites and virtual learning environments.

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