Skip to main content

Engineering Subjects (Instruction)

Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 6 February 1980

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what action he proposes to take on the recommendations of the Finniston report entitled "Engineering Our Future", relating to the changes required in school instruction referred to in pages 40 and 41 of the report; and if he will make a statement.

:The Government are considering all aspects of the report and consulting a large number of organisations, including major educational organisations, with an interest in it. In the course of seperate consultations my right hon. and learned Friend will be holding on a national framework for the school curriculum, attention will be given to the place of mathematics, science, careers education and school/industry links, all identified in the Finniston report as aspects of the school curriculum requiring emphasis.