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P-05-799 Change the National Curriculum and teach Welsh history, from a Welsh perspective, in our Primary, Secondary and Sixth form Schools

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 06/12/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of Petitions Committee: Change the National Curriculum and teach Welsh history, from a Welsh perspective, in our Primary, Secondary and Sixth form Schools

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Meeting: 13/11/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-799 Change the National Curriculum and teach Welsh history, from a Welsh perspective, in our Primary, Secondary and Sixth form Schools

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Minutes:

The Committee agreed to:

 

·         provide the evidence it has gathered on the petition to date to the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee so that it can inform their recently announced inquiry into the 'Teaching of Welsh history, culture and heritage'; and

·         close the petition at this stage given the detailed consideration which will be given to this subject by another Assembly committee.

In doing so, Members wished to thank the petitioner for bringing the petition forward and for the diligent way in which he has worked with the Committee to raise awareness of this issue.


Meeting: 09/10/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-799 Change the National Curriculum and teach Welsh history, from a Welsh perspective, in our Primary, Secondary and Sixth form Schools

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the petitioner and agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Education to ask:

 

  • for a list of the pioneer schools working specifically on the history element of the new curriculum, to enable the Committee to seek further information on the work being undertaken; and
  • for her views on how the new curriculum could strike an appropriate balance between providing discretion for schools and teachers on the content of lessons, and ensuring that pupils in Wales are taught about national and local history.  

 

 

 


Meeting: 17/07/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 7)

7 Evidence session - P-05-799 Change the National Curriculum and teach Welsh history, from a Welsh perspective, in our Primary, Secondary and Sixth form Schools

Kirsty Williams, Cabinet Secretary for Education

 

Claire Rowlands - Deputy Director Curriculum

 

John Pugsley - Head of Arts, Humanities and Wellbeing Branch

 

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Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Claire Rowlands and John Pugsley.


Meeting: 17/07/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 8)

Discussion of Previous Evidence Session - P-05-799 Change the National Curriculum and teach Welsh history, from a Welsh perspective, in our Primary, Secondary and Sixth form Schools

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the evidence heard and agreed to:

  • seek further information from the Pioneer schools working with the new history curriculum; and
  • ask the petitioner and Dr Elin Jones for their reflections on the Cabinet Secretary’s evidence.

 


Meeting: 15/05/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 4)

4 Evidence session - P-05-799 Change the National Curriculum and teach Welsh history, from a Welsh perspective, in our Primary, Secondary and Sixth form Schools

Elfed Wyn Jones, Petitioner

 

Dr Elin Jones

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Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from the Petitioner and Dr Elin Jones.


Meeting: 15/05/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 5)

Discussion of Previous Evidence Session

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence and agreed to invite the Cabinet Secretary for Education to provide oral evidence to the Committee at a meeting during the Summer term.

 


Meeting: 06/02/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 2)

2 P-05-799 Change the National Curriculum and teach Welsh history, from a Welsh perspective, in our Primary, Secondary and Sixth form Schools

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to

Invite the petitioner and Dr Elin Jones to an oral evidence session on the petition prior to considering the possibility of a debate further.


 

 

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