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Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 31 January 2005.

Oral evidence

Taken before the Education and Skills Committee

on Monday 18 October 2004

Members present:

Mr Barry Sheerman, in the Chair

Mr David ChaytorHelen Jones
Valerie DaveyJonathan Shaw
Paul HolmesMr Andrew Turner


Memorandum submitted by The Outward Bound Trust

Memorandum submitted by the Real World Learning Campaign: A partnership of The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), The National Trust (NT), The Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (WWT), 3D Adventure (PGL Ltd) and the Field Studies Council (FSC)

Memorandum submitted by the Royal Geographical Society

Memorandum submitted by the Field Studies Council

Examination of Witnesses

Ms Sarah Henwood, Chief Executive, and Mr William Ripley, Operations Director, Outward Bound Trust UK; Dr Anthony Thomas, Chair, Real World Learning Steering Group; Mr Andy Simpson, Head of Education, RSPB/Real World Learning; Dr Rita Gardner CBE, Director, Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers); and Dr Steve Tilling, Director of Communications, Field Studies Council, examined.

Question Number





Supplementary memorandum from the Real World Learning Campaign

Memorandum from Andy Simpson is response to a supplementary question from Jonathan Shaw MP

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