Agenda - Children, Young People and Education Committee


Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 18 August 2020

Meeting time: 13.00
For further information contact:

Llinos Madeley

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SeneddCYPE@senedd.wales


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In accordance with Standing Order 17.46, after consultation between the Chair and the Presiding Officer, this meeting is being called in a week which is not a sitting week. In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair has determined that the public are excluded from the Committee's meeting in order to protect public health. This meeting will be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv.

 

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Private Pre-meeting

(13.00 - 13.30)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

(13.30)                                                                                        (Pages 1 - 48)

Written statements from the following organisations have been received in advance of the meeting. These are relevant to all items on this agenda:

 

Association of School and College Lecturers (ASCL)

Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Colegau Cymru

National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT)

Universities Wales

Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)

 

Correspondence on this matter received from the general public, including education staff and young people, has been shared with Committee Members in advance of the meeting to inform their scrutiny.

Attached Documents:
Association of School and College Lecturers (ASCL)
Children’s Commissioner for Wales
Colegau Cymru
National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT)
Universities Wales
Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)

 

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2       COVID-19: Evidence session on the impact of COVID-19 on young people's examinations results 2020 - WJEC

(13.30 - 14.15)                                                                         (Pages 49 - 50)

Ian Morgan, Chief Executive – WJEC

Elaine Carlile, Director of Qualifications, Assessment and Responsible Officer – WJEC

Attached Documents:
Research brief

 

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3       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for item 4

(14.15)                                                                                                             

 

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Break

(14.15 - 14.25)

 

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4       COVID-19: Consideration of evidence

(14.25 - 14.45)                                                                                                

 

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5       COVID-19: Evidence session on the impact of COVID-19 on young people's examinations results 2020 - Qualifications Wales

(14.45 - 15.30)                                                                                                

David Jones, Chair – Qualifications Wales

Philip Blaker, Chief Executive – Qualifications Wales

Jo Richards, Regulation Director - Qualifications Wales

 

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6       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for item 7

(15.30)                                                                                                             

 

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Break

(15.30 - 15.40)

 

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7       COVID-19: Consideration of evidence

(15.40 - 16.00)                                                                                                

 

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8       COVID-19: Evidence session on the impact of COVID-19 on young people's examinations results 2020 - Welsh Government

(16.00 - 17.00)                                                                                  (Page 51)

Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education

Georgina Haarhoff, Deputy Director Curriculum – Welsh Government

Sinead Gallagher, Deputy Director of Higher Education – Welsh Government

Attached Documents:
Letter from the Minister for Education (18 August 2020)

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9       Papers to note

                                                                                                                          

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9.1   Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Llywydd - Request for the CYPE Committee to meet during a non-sitting week

                                                                                                           (Page 52)

Attached Documents:
CYPE(5)-19-20 - Paper to note 1

 

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9.2   Letter from the Chair of the Petitions Committee regarding a Petition to award teacher predicted grades to all Welsh students for examination 2020

                                                                                                 (Pages 53 - 54)

Attached Documents:
CYPE(5)-19-20 - Paper to note 2

 

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10    Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting

(17.00)                                                                                                             

 

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11    COVID-19: Consideration of evidence

(17.00 - 17.15)                                                                                                

 

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