Baroness Garden of Frognal

Baroness Garden of Frognal's full title is The Rt Hon. the Baroness Garden of Frognal. Her name is Susan Elizabeth Garden, and she is a current member of the House of Lords.

APPG officer roles

All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal cross-party groups that have no official status within Parliament. They are run by and for Members of the Commons and Lords, though many choose to involve individuals and organisations from outside Parliament in their administration and activities.

Officer Roles are drawn from the latest edition of the Register of APPGs. To see the latest edition of the register, go to Published Register of APPGs.

Adult Education
To celebrate the contribution of adult education to the social, economic and cultural wellbeing of the UK and to raise the profile of adult education through exploring the need for policy change and developing new evidence to demonstrate its impact.
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To provide a forum for parliamentarians and employers to discuss how to promote the role of high quality apprenticeships.
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To enhance the understanding and promotion of craft in the UK, and to ensure that craft skills are supported and passed on to future generations.
Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Diversity and Inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) aims to promote the inclusion and progression of people from diverse backgrounds in STEM, and to encourage government, parliamentarians, academics, businesses and other stakeholders to work towards a STEM sector that is representative of the population.
Funerals and Bereavement
To provide a forum for the discussion of funeral and bereavement issues.
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Further Education and Lifelong Learning
To promote and develop the interests of further education, adult learning, skills sectors and to advise government ministers on matters of concern to those sectors.
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Independent Education
To provide a forum to discuss developments in the independent education sector, discuss issues facing the sector, highlight best practice, explore the wider contribution of the sector, share knowledge, and raise matters affecting the sector with government and sector leaders.
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International Students
To recognise the internationalisation and global prominence of UK education; promote the value of international students to UK education, economy and 'soft power'; raise awareness of issues which affect international students and UK education; and provide a platform for collaboration between parliamentarians, international education institutions and professionals and business leaders.
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Modern Languages
To explore the educational, skills-related, employment, competitive and cultural benefits of learning and using languages throughout the UK; to provide a parliamentary forum for information exchange and consultation on languages and linguists; to encourage and support policies and action improving the take-up of languages in schools, further and higher education, in the workplace and in the community.
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Skills, Careers and Employment
Cross-party coalition of parliamentarians devoted to raising the profile of skills and employment policy. Brings together Parliament, employers, and the skills sector to ensure that skills policy promotes social mobility, lifelong learning opportunities and local economic growth.
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T Levels
To increase cross-party parliamentarian awareness and understanding of T Levels; to spread awareness and understanding of T Levels more broadly; and to provide a forum for discussion of the public policy issues around T Levels, involving all the key groups, including employers, young people, the education sector and parliamentarians.
To act as a high-level forum for discussion between university leaders and parliamentarians on issues affecting the higher education sector.
To provide a platform within Parliament to promote veterans; to secure support and understanding for the needs of veterans; to scrutinise and hold government, institutions, public sector, business and the third sector, to account to ensure that the UK is the best place in the world to be a veteran.
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Women and Work
To promote discussion around women and work.