Witness panels

Tuesday 14 July

Member in charge of the Bill: Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education

Monday 20 July 


Local government panel – Welsh Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Education in Wales

Panel of Regional Education Consortia


 Thursday 17 September


Inspectorate & regulator panel – Estyn and Qualifications Wales

Early Years panel – Mudiad Meithrin, Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY), Wales Pre-School Playgroups Association (WPPA) and the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)

Thursday 24 September


Headteacher unions panel – National Association of Head teachers (NAHT) and the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)

Teaching unions panel – the National Education Union (NEU), NASUWT and Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru) (UCAC)


Thursday 1 October

Engagement activity - virtual round tables with children and young people, parents, FE/HE representatives and employers


Thursday 8 October

Statutory Commissioners panel – Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and the Welsh Language Commissioner

RSE panel – Professor Renold, Stonewall Cymru, Brook, Terence Higgins Trust, Welsh Women’s Aid Cymru


Thursday 15 October  

RVE panel – Catholic Education Service, Church in Wales, Wales Association of Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education (WASACRE) and the National Panel for Religious Education

RVE panel – Wales Humanists, Atheists UK and the National Secular Society


Week commencing 19 October – date TBC

Member in charge of the Bill: Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education