Children, Young People and Education Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd




Meeting date:

Wednesday, 28 January 2015




Meeting time:

09.19 - 11.39




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Concise Minutes:





Assembly Members:


Angela Burns AM

Ann Jones AM (Chair)

Keith Davies AM

Suzy Davies AM

Bethan Jenkins AM

Lynne Neagle AM

David Rees AM

Aled Roberts AM

Simon Thomas AM








Stephen Wright, Federation of Awarding Bodies

Jeff Protheroe, National Training Federation Wales






Committee Staff:


Gareth Rogers (Second Clerk)

Sarah Bartlett (Deputy Clerk)

Michael Dauncey (Researcher)

Gwyn Griffiths (Legal Adviser)






View the meeting transcript.



1    Introductions, apologies and substitutions

The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.  Apologies were received from John Griffiths, there was no substitute.




2    Qualifications Wales Bill - Evidence session 6

The Committee heard evidence from the Federation of Awarding Bodies and the National Training Federation of Wales.




4    Inquiry into Educational Outcomes for Children from Low Income Families - Consideration of draft report

The Committee considered the draft report, it would be considered again at the meeting on 5 February.




5    School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013 - Case study

The Committee received an update on recent legal proceedings under the Schools Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act.