Early day motion 2509

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ACHIEVEMENT OF CHILDREN FROM ETHNIC MINORITY BACKGROUNDS

That this House welcomes the joint venture between Wolverhampton University and Walsall Schools to promote the best educational practice that supports the attainment of children from ethnic minority backgrounds and children with English as an additional language; further welcomes the summit held on 1 December 2011 which offered educators and researchers the opportunity to listen, discuss and plan for future action in this area; recognises the importance of innovation and collaboration in practices and technologies for motivation, assessment and monitoring of schoolchildren at such an important time in their lives; notes that according to the National Literacy Trust there are more than 200 languages spoken in the homes of children attending schools in England; further recognises the valuable contribution of cultural diversity to education; acknowledges the hard work and commitment of educators and researchers working to support all children to fulfil their potential; and calls on the Government to support partnership and forward thinking in improving children's life chances.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 05.12.2011
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 14.12.2011
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 08.12.2011
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 08.12.2011
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 08.12.2011
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 06.12.2011
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 12.12.2011
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 15.12.2011
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 06.12.2011
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 20.12.2011
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 06.12.2011
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 15.12.2011
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 10.01.2012
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 13.12.2011
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 08.12.2011
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 12.12.2011
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 08.12.2011
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 08.12.2011
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 08.12.2011
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 20.12.2011
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 05.12.2011