Meetings

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Act 2021

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: 09/03/2021 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd (Item 16)

Debate: Stage 4 of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

NDM7627 Kirsty Williams (Brecon and Radnorshire)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill.

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 3

Minutes:

The item started at 18.23

In accordance with Standing Order 26.50C, voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM7627 Kirsty Williams (Brecon and Radnorshire)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 26.47:

Approves the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill.

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill, as amended at Stage 3

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

32

1

18

51

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 03/03/2021 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN 1 - Letter from the Minister for Education regarding an updated Explanatory Memorandum for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Revised response to the Finance Committee's Stage 1 report recommendations - 23 Feb 2021

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 02/03/2021 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd (Item 10)

Debate: Stage 3 of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

The amendments will be disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 agreed by the Senedd on 23 February 2021.

The Amendments have been grouped for the purposes of debate and the groupings will be debated as follows:

1: Climate Crisis and Ecological Emergency
51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58

2: Lifesaving Skills and First Aid
1, 3

3: Relationships and Sexuality Education
2, 4, 41, 6, 8, 9, 10, 42, 20, 21, 22, 40

4: History and diversity of Wales
43, 44, 46, 47, 48

5: Welsh and English languages
34, 45, 35, 36, 37, 39, 49, 50, 38

6: Minor and technical amendments
30, 32, 33

7: Implementation and advice
5, 7, 12 (amendment 11 has been withdrawn)

8: Religion, Values and Ethics
13, 23, 14, 24, 25, 26, 15, 27, 16, 28, 29, 17, 18, 19

9: United Nations Conventions
31

Supporting Documents
Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill (as amended at Stage 2)
Explanatory Memorandum
Marshalled list of amendments
Groupings of amendments

Minutes:

The item started at 16.30

The amendments were disposed of in the order that the sections and schedules to which they relate were set out in the motion under Standing Order 26.36 as agreed by the Senedd on 23 February 2021.

In accordance with Standing Order 12.18, at 16.57 the Meeting was suspended by the Llywydd until 17.00.

A vote was taken on amendment 51:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

3

31

54

Amendment 51 was not agreed.

Amendment 1 was withdrawn.

A vote was taken on amendment 2:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

28

54

Amendment 2 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 43:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

2

31

53

Amendment 43 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 34:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

5

2

47

54

Amendment 34 was not agreed.

Amendment 3 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 44:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

2

32

54

Amendment 44 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 52:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

2

32

54

Amendment 52 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 4:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

25

0

29

54

Amendment 4 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 41:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

2

39

54

Amendment 41 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 30:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

4

1

53

Amendment 30 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 45:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

19

2

33

54

Amendment 45 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 53:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

9

32

54

Amendment 53 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 46:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

2

32

54

Amendment 46 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 5:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

3

37

54

Amendment 5 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 6:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

28

54

Amendment 6 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 7:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

3

37

54

Amendment 7 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 8:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

28

54

Amendment 8 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 9:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

28

54

Amendment 9 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 10:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

26

0

28

54

Amendment 10 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 54:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

9

31

54

Amendment 54 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 42:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

2

39

54

Amendment 42 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 35:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

3

3

48

54

Amendment 35 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 36:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

3

3

48

54

Amendment 36 was not agreed.

Amendment 37 was not moved.

Amendment 39 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 13:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

9

3

42

54

Amendment 13 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 23:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

2

37

54

Amendment 23 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 14:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

4

42

54

Amendment 14 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 24:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

1

39

54

Amendment 24 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 25:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

2

37

54

Amendment 25 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 26:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

1

39

54

Amendment 26 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 15:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

8

2

44

54

Amendment 15 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 27:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

2

37

54

Amendment 27 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 16:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

7

3

44

54

Amendment 16 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 28:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

40

54

Amendment 28 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 29:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

2

37

54

Amendment 29 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 17:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

11

2

41

54

Amendment 17 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 18:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

15

2

37

54

Amendment 18 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 19:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

40

54

Amendment 19 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 20:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

40

54

Amendment 20 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 47:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

2

32

54

Amendment 47 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 55:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

2

32

54

Amendment 55 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 21:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

40

54

Amendment 21 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 48:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

2

32

54

Amendment 48 not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 56:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

20

2

32

54

Amendment 56 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 22:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

14

0

40

54

Amendment 22 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 40:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

46

4

4

54

Amendment 40 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 57:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

13

4

37

54

Amendment 57 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 31:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

48

0

5

53

Amendment 31 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 32:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

50

3

1

54

Amendment 32 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 49:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

19

2

33

54

Amendment 49 was not agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 33:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

46

7

0

53

Amendment 33 was agreed.

A vote was taken on amendment 12:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

22

1

31

54

 

 

 

 

Amendment 12 was not agreed.

Amendment 58 was not moved.

A vote was taken on amendment 50:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

19

2

33

54

Amendment 50 was not agreed.

Amendment 38 was not moved.

All sections and schedules of the Bill were deemed agreed, concluding Stage 3 proceedings.

 

 


Meeting: 01/03/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letters from the Minister for Education: Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-07-21 – Paper 43 – Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Finance Committee, 23 February 2021

CLA(5)-07-21 – Paper 44 – Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee, 23 February 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letters from the Minister for Education.


Meeting: 25/02/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee following Stage 2 proceedings

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 23/02/2021 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd (Item 11)

Motion to vary the order of consideration of Stage 3 amendments to the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

NDM7591 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) Sections 2 - 8;

b) Section 1;

c) Sections 10 - 18;

d) Section 9;

e) Sections 20 - 25;

f) Section 19;

g) Sections 27 - 30;

h) Schedule 1;

i) Sections 31 - 36;

j) Section 26;

k) Sections 38 - 48;

l) Section 37;

m) Sections 50 - 55;

n) Section 49;

o) Sections 56 - 57;

p) Sections 59 - 61;

q) Section 58;

r) Sections 62 - 71;

s) Schedule 2;

t) Sections 72 - 83;

u) Long title.

Minutes:

The item started at 18.05

NDM7591 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 26.36:

Agrees to dispose of sections and schedules to the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill at Stage 3 in the following order:

a) Sections 2 - 8;

b) Section 1;

c) Sections 10 - 18;

d) Section 9;

e) Sections 20 - 25;

f) Section 19;

g) Sections 27 - 30;

h) Schedule 1;

i) Sections 31 - 36;

j) Section 26;

k) Sections 38 - 48;

l) Section 37;

m) Sections 50 - 55;

n) Section 49;

o) Sections 56 - 57;

p) Sections 59 - 61;

q) Section 58;

r) Sections 62 - 71;

s) Schedule 2;

t) Sections 72 - 83;

u) Long title.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 29/01/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - Stage 2 proceedings

Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education

Georgina Haarhoff, Deputy Director – Curriculum and Assessment, Welsh Government

 

Documents relevant to Stage 2 proceedings will be available on the Bill page.

 

The Children, Young People and Education Committee agreed on 14 January 2021, under Standing Order 26.21, that the order of consideration for Stage 2 proceedings will be:

 

Sections 2 – 8; Section 1; Sections 10 – 18; Section 9; Sections 20 – 27; Section 19; Sections 29 – 32; Schedule 1; Sections 33 – 38; Section 28; Sections 40 – 50; Section 39; Sections 52 – 57; Section 51; Sections 58 – 59; Sections 61 – 63; Section 60; Sections 64 – 69; Schedule 2; Sections 70 – 80; Long title.

 

Paper 1 – Marshalled List of Amendments

Paper 2 - Groupings of Amendments

Minutes:

2.1 In accordance with Standing Order 26.21, the Committee disposed of the following amendments to the Bill:

 

Amendment 41 (Siân Gwenllian MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 41 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 1 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 50 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 50 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 51 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 51 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 42 (Siân Gwenllian MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 42 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 2 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 3 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 43 (Siân Gwenllian MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 43 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 52 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 52 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 53 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 53 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 54 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 54 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 44 (Siân Gwenllian MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 44 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 55 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Laura Jones

Siân Gwenllian

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 55 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 56 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Laura Jones

Siân Gwenllian

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 56 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 57 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Laura Jones

Siân Gwenllian

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 57 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 58 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Laura Jones

Siân Gwenllian

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 58 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 59 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Laura Jones

Siân Gwenllian

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 59 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 60 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Laura Jones

Siân Gwenllian

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 60 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 45 (Siân Gwenllian MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 45 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 61 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Laura Jones

Siân Gwenllian

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 61 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 4 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 5 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 85 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

Siân Gwenllian

Laura Jones

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 85 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 86 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

Siân Gwenllian

Laura Jones

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 86 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 15 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 15 was agreed.

 

Amendment 87 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

Siân Gwenllian

Laura Jones

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 87 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 88 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

Siân Gwenllian

Laura Jones

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 88 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 16 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 16 was agreed.

 

Amendment 17 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 17 was agreed.

 

Amendment 89 (Suzy Davies MS) was not moved.

 

Amendment 62 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 62 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 63 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 63 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 64 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 64 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 65 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 65 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 66 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Laura Jones

Siân Gwenllian

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 66 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 67 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 67 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 68 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 68 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 6 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 69 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Laura Jones

Siân Gwenllian

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 69 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 18 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 18 was agreed.

 

Amendment 19 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 19 was agreed.

 

Amendment 20 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 20 was agreed.

 

Amendment 70 (Suzy Davies MS) was not moved.

 

Amendment 7 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 71 (Suzy Davies MS) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

 

Amendment 72 (Suzy Davies MS) was not moved.

 

Amendment 73 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

Siân Gwenllian

Laura Jones

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 73 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 21 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 22 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 23 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 8 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 24 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 74 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 74 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 75 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 75 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 76 (Suzy Davies MS) was not moved.

Amendment 46 (Siân Gwenllian MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 46 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 77 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 77 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 78 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 78 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 25 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 79 (Suzy Davies MS) was withdrawn in accordance with Standing Order 26.66(i).

 

Amendment 26 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 26 was agreed.

 

Amendment 27 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 27 was agreed.

 

Amendment 28 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 28 was agreed.

 

Amendment 29 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 29 was agreed.

 

Amendment 30 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 30 was agreed.

 

Amendment 31 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Suzy Davies

Huw Irranca-Davies

Siân Gwenllian

Lynne Neagle

Laura Jones

Amendment 31 was agreed.

 

Amendment 32 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 32 was agreed.

 

Amendment 33 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 33 was agreed.

 

Amendment 34 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Suzy Davies

Huw Irranca-Davies

Siân Gwenllian

Lynne Neagle

Laura Jones

Amendment 34 was agreed.

 

Amendment 35 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 35 was agreed.

 

Amendment 36 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 36 was agreed.

 

Amendment 37 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 37 was agreed.

 

Amendment 38 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 38 was agreed.

 

Amendment 39 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 39 was agreed.

 

Amendment 40 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Suzy Davies

 

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

 

Amendment 40 was agreed.

 

Amendment 80 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 80 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 81 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 81 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 9 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Suzy Davies

Huw Irranca-Davies

Siân Gwenllian

Laura Jones

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 9 was agreed.

 

Amendment 82 (Suzy Davies MS) fell.

 

Amendment 10 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 11 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

Amendment 12 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Suzy Davies

Siân Gwenllian

Laura Jones

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 12 was agreed.

 

Amendment 47 (Siân Gwenllian MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 47 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 48 (Siân Gwenllian MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Siân Gwenllian

Dawn Bowden

Suzy Davies

Huw Irranca-Davies

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 48 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 13 (Kirsty Williams MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Dawn Bowden

 

Suzy Davies

Siân Gwenllian

Laura Jones

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 13 was agreed.

 

Amendment 49 (Siân Gwenllian MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Siân Gwenllian

Dawn Bowden

Suzy Davies

Huw Irranca-Davies

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

Amendment 49 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 83 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 83 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 84 (Suzy Davies MS)

In Favour

Against

Abstain

Suzy Davies

Dawn Bowden

 

Siân Gwenllian

Huw Irranca-Davies

 

Laura Jones

Lynne Neagle

 

As the vote was tied, the Chair used her casting vote in the negative (in accordance with SO 6.20(ii)). Therefore amendment 84 was not agreed.

 

Amendment 14 (Kirsty Williams MS) was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 17.34(i).

 

 

 

 


Meeting: 21/01/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Letter from the Children Commissioner for Wales to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 18/01/2021 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 9)

9 Correspondence from the Minister for Education: Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-02-21 – Paper 51 – Letter from the Minister for Education, 11 January 2021

CLA(5)-02-21 – Paper 52 – Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee, 11 January 2021

CLA(5)-02-21 – Paper 53 – Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Finance Committee, 11 January 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the correspondence from the Minister for Education in relation to the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 15/01/2021 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN 1 – Letter from the Minister for Education: Response to the Committee's report on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - 11 January 2021

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 14/01/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill Committee Stage 1 Report

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 14/01/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Order of Consideration - agreement ahead of Stage 2 proceedings

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 Due to time constraints, arrangements for virtual Stage 2 proceedings and the Order of Consideration for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill were agreed in writing, outside Committee.


Meeting: 16/12/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 PTN5 - Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of Children, Young People and Education Committee: Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - General Principles debate - 9 December 2020

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 15/12/2020 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd (Item 18)

The General Principles of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

NDM7513 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill.

The Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Senedd on 6 July 2020.

The report of the Children, Young People and Education Committee on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill was laid before the Senedd on 4 December 2020.

Supporting Documents

Report of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

In accordance with Standing Order 12.23 (iii), the amendment tabled to the motion was not selected.

Minutes:

The item started at 18.29

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM7513 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, in accordance with Standing Order 26.11:

Agrees to the general principles of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill.

The Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum were laid before the Senedd on 6 July 2020.

The report of the Children, Young People and Education Committee on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill was laid before the Senedd on 4 December 2020.

In accordance with Standing Order 12.23 (iii), amendment 1 tabled to the motion was not selected.

A vote was taken on the motion:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

41

1

10

52

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 15/12/2020 - Plenary - Fifth Senedd (Item 19)

The Financial Resolution in respect of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

NDM7514 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

Supporting Documents

Report of the Finance Committee

Minutes:

The item started at 18.29

Voting on the motion under this item was deferred until Voting Time.

NDM7514 Rebecca Evans (Gower)

To propose that the Senedd, for the purposes of any provisions resulting from the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure of a kind referred to in Standing Order 26.69, arising in consequence of the Bill.

The result was as follows:

For

Abstain

Against

Total

38

8

6

52

The motion was agreed.

 


Meeting: 14/12/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 9)

9 Letter from the Minister for Education: Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

CLA(5)-37-20 – Paper 64 – Letter from the Minister for Education, 9 December 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the letter from the Minister for Education.


Meeting: 03/12/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Chair of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee to the Minister for Education regarding issues arising from the Committee’s meeting on 12 November with the National Library of Wales

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 30/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - consideration of the draft report

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee considered and agreed all the chapters of the report.


Meeting: 30/11/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 9)

9 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-35-20 – Paper 26 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered and agreed its draft report on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill. The Committee noted the report would be laid by the required deadline.


Meeting: 26/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - consideration of the draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Members considered chapters of the draft report. The draft report would be considered again at a private formal meeting on Monday 30 November.


Meeting: 23/11/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 11)

11 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - consideration of draft report

CLA(5)-34-30 – Paper 38 – Draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the first draft of its report on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill, and agreed to consider a revised draft at the next meeting.


Meeting: 19/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - consideration of the draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1  This item was postponed. The Committee agreed to write to the Business Committee to request an additional meeting on Monday 30 November to give further consideration to the draft report.

 


Meeting: 19/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from Mudiad Meithrin following the meeting on 17 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 16/11/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Consideration of draft report

Supporting papers:

FIN(5)-22-20 P4 – draft report

FIN(5)-22-20 P5 – Children, Young People and Education Committee - Consultation on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Audit Wales response

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee agreed the draft report with minor changes.


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from the Welsh Language Commissioner following the meeting on 8 October

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru (UCAC) following the meeting on 24 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from the National Education Union (NEU) Cymru following the meeting on 24 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) Cymru following the meeting on 24 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from the NASUWT following the meeting on 24 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from the Church in Wales following the meeting on 15 October

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from the National Association of Head teachers (NAHT) Cymru following the meeting on 24 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Letter to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee from the Minister for Education - additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill following the meeting on 21 October

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from Brooke, NSPCC, Professor Renold, Welsh Women's Aid and Stonewall Cymru following the meeting on 8 October

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from the Children's Commissioner for Wales following the meeting on 8 October

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Additional information for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill from the Catholic Education Service following the meeting on 15 October

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 05/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: consideration of headline issues

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the headline issues for its Stage 1 report. A draft report will be discussed at the meetings on 19 and 26 November.


Meeting: 05/11/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Minister for Education regarding the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Stage 1 (questions not reached)

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 21/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 12 with Welsh Government representatives

Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education  - Welsh Government

Georgina Haarhoff, Deputy Director – Curriculum and Assessment – Welsh Government

Kate Johnson, Senior Lawyer – Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Education.

2.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Minister for clarification on specific areas raised during the session and with the questions that were not reached.

2.3. The Minister agreed to provide:

a written explanation of why the Welsh Government feels it would be inappropriate to place duties on relevant persons/bodies exercising functions under the Bill to have due regard to the UNCRC and that such duties should only be on the government and Ministers;

details of the amendment(s) she intends to table, should the Bill progress to Stage 2, in respect of requirements to teach English prior to age 7, enabling Welsh immersion;

an update on the estimated costs of the Bill following the resumption and completion of relevant work with stakeholders.

 


Meeting: 21/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Letter from Qualifications Wales to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee following the Committee meeting on 18 August

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 21/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence it heard in the previous session.


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Qualifications Wales to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee following the Committee meeting on 17 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 11 with non-religious group representatives

Dr Ruth Wareham, Education Campaigns Manager - Humanists UK

Kathy Riddick, Wales Humanists Coordinator– Humanists UK

Alastair Lichten, Head of Education and Schools - National Secular Society

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from Humanists UK and the National Secular Society.

 


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence it heard in the previous sessions.


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 10 with faith group, Wales Association of Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education and National Panel for Religious Education representatives

Angela Keller, Adviser for Wales - Catholic Education Service
Elizabeth Thomas, Provincial Director of Education - Church in Wales 
Paula Webber, Executive Officer - Wales Association of Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education (WASACRE)
Libby Jones, Chair - National Panel for Religious Education (NAPfRE)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Catholic Education Service, Church in Wales, Wales Association of Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education (WASACRE) and National Panel for Religious Education (NAPfRE)

2.2The Catholic Education Service agreed to share with the Committee a paper they had produced providing details of their concerns about the impact of potentially providing two syllabi under the Bill’s RVE provisions.

 


Meeting: 15/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: presentation of the analysis of written evidence

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee received a presentation from Wavehill of the analysis of written evidence.


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee following the Committee meeting on 17 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence it heard in the previous sessions.


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Chief Executive of Qualifications Wales following the Committee meeting on 17 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector following the Committee meeting on 17 September

Supporting documents:


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 9 relating to relationships and sexuality education (RSE)

Kelly Harris, Business Development and Participation Lead – Brook 

Professor Emma Renold, Professor of Childhood studies – School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University

Iestyn Wyn, Campaigns, Policy and Research Manager - Stonewall Cymru

Dr Sarah Witcombe-Hayes, Senior Policy Researcher (Wales) - NSPCC Cymru

Gwendolyn Sterk, Head of Public Affairs and Communications - Welsh Women’s Aid Cymru

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from Brook, Professor EJ Renold, Stonewall Cymru, NSPCC Cymru and Welsh Women’s Aid.


Meeting: 08/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 8 with Statutory Commissioners

Sally Holland, Children Commissioner for Wales

Jane Houston, Education Policy Adviser for the Children’s Commissioner for Wales 

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Aled Roberts, Welsh Language Commissioner

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1The Committee heard evidence from the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, the Future Generations Commissioner and the Welsh Language Commissioner.


Meeting: 05/10/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received during the session with the Minister for Education and agreed to consider its draft report at a future meeting.


Meeting: 05/10/2020 - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Evidence session

Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education

Georgina Haarhoff, Deputy Director, Curriculum and Assessment, Welsh Government

Ceri Planchant, Lawyer, Legal Services Department, Welsh Government

 

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill, as introduced

Explanatory Memorandum

 

CLA(5)-28-20 – Briefing

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 1 – Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee, 30 July 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 2 - Letter from the Minister for Education, 1 September 2020

CLA(5)-28-20 – Paper 3 – Letter from the Minister for Education, 18 September 2020

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee took evidence from the Minister for Education in relation to the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 01/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1)

1 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - virtual engagement event (invitee only)

The Committee will host roundtable discussions on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill with stakeholders.

 

There will be four groups discussing the Bill from the following perspectives: children and young people, parents and carers, higher and further education, and employers and employability.

 

This event is not open to the public but a note from the sessions will be published.

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

1.1        The Committee met with stakeholders to discuss the Bill.

1.2        A note of the discussions will be published in due course.


Meeting: 24/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 7 with representatives from teaching unions

Rebecca Williams, Deputy General Secretary and Policy Officer - Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru (UCAC)

Neil Butler, National Official Wales – NASUWT

Mary van den Heuvel, Wales Senior Policy Officer - National Education Union Cymru

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1The Committee heard evidence from NEU, NASUWT and UCAC.

3.2 NASUWT agreed to provide a note on what they envisage as realistic timescales for implementing the new curriculum.


Meeting: 24/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence it heard in the previous sessions.


Meeting: 24/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 6 with representatives from headteacher unions

Eithne Hughes, Director - Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) Cymru

Laura Doel, Director – National Association of Headteachers Cymru (NAHT)

 

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from ASCL and NAHT.

2.2 The Committee agreed to write with the questions that were unasked.

 


Meeting: 21/09/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 21/09/2020 - Finance Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Evidence session

Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education

Georgina Haarhoff, Deputy Director, Curriculum

Sara James, Head of Schools Research, Knowledge and Analytical Services

Andrew Hobden, Economist, Economic Advice Division

 

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Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill 

Explanatory Memorandum  

FIN(5)16-20 P1 - Letter to the Minister for Education from the Children, Young People and Education Committee – financial information – 22 July 2020 

FIN(5)16-20 P2 – Letter from the Minister for Education – response to the Children, Young People and Education Committee – 4 August 2020 

FIN(5)16-20 P3 – Letter from the Minister for Education – 1 September 2020 

Research Brief

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee took evidence from Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education; Georgina Haarhoff, Deputy Director, Curriculum, Bill - Senior Research Officer; Sara James, Head of Schools Research, Knowledge and Analytical Services; and Andrew Hobden, Economist, Economic Advice Division on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill.


Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding the Bill’s provisions as they relate to Religion, Values and Ethics (“RVE”) and Relationships and Sexuality Education (“RSE”)

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Note from Welsh Government officials regarding the functions of the Governing Body in respect of the curriculum as conferred by the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Minister for Education to Suzy Davies MS regarding the role of the RSE Working Group

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Minister for Education regarding financial implications for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding financial implications for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Minister for Education regarding the Bill’s provisions as they relate to Religion, Values and Ethics (“RVE”) and Relationships and Sexuality Education (“RSE”)

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Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence it heard in the previous session.

 


Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 5 with representatives from the early years sector

Dave Goodger, Chief Executive Officer – Early Years Wales

Claire Protheroe, National Manager for Wales – Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years Cymru (PACEY Cymru)

Sarah Coates, Policy and Strategic Partnerships Manager (Wales) – National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA Cymru)

Eleri Griffiths, Policy Manager - Mudiad Meithrin

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Minutes:

5.1 The Committee heard evidence from Early Years Wales, Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years Cymru (PACEY Cymru), National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA Cymru) and Mudiad Meithrin.

 


Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee considered the evidence it had heard in the previous session.

 

4.2 The Committee agreed to write to Qualifications Wales and Estyn to follow-up on some of the issues raised during the session.


Meeting: 17/09/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 4 with representatives from the Inspectorate and Regulator

Philip Blaker, Chief Executive – Qualifications Wales

Emyr George, Director for Policy and Reform – Qualifications Wales

Meilyr Rowlands, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector – Estyn

Claire Morgan, Strategic Director – Estyn

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Qualifications Wales and Estyn.


Meeting: 20/07/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 3 with representatives from the Regional Education Consortia

Debbie Harteveld, Managing Director – Education Achievement Service (EAS) for South East Wales

Anna Bolt, Head of Curriculum Reform and Innovation – Education through Regional Working (ERW)

Clara Seery, Managing Director - Central South Consortium Joint Education Service (CSC)

Natalie Gould, Senior Lead for Curriculum Reform - Central South Consortium Joint Education (CSC)

Arwyn Thomas, Managing Director - North Wales School Effectiveness and Improvement Service (GwE)

 

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Regional Education Consortia.


Meeting: 20/07/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee considered the evidence it heard in the previous session.


Meeting: 20/07/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 2 with representatives from the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and the Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW)

Cllr Ellen ap Gwynn, Deputy Spokesperson for Education and Welsh Language - Welsh Local Government Association

Sharon Davies, Head of Education – Welsh Local Government Association

Karen Evans, Chair – Association of Directors of Education in Wales

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Welsh Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Education in Wales.

 


Meeting: 20/07/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - Consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence it heard in the previous session.


Meeting: 14/07/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - evidence session 1 with Welsh Government representatives

Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education

Claire Bennett, Director – Communities and Tackling Poverty 

Ceri Planchant, Lawyer

 

 

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Education.

2.2 The Committee indicated an intention to write to the Minister to seek further clarification on the Bill’s provisions as they relate to Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE) and Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE), particularly the steps taken to ensure their compatibility with human rights legislation.

 



Meeting: 23/06/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 12)

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill - consideration of approach

Minutes:

12.1 The Committee considered its approach to the Bill.

12.2 Members agreed the timetable in principle, subject to the availability of meeting slots.

12.3 The Committee noted that it was expecting a high volume of responses to the consultation given the interest in this Bill. It further noted that it would keep the Business Committee and Welsh Government updated should the high volume of responses, or the current emergency operating arrangements, cause any difficulties in terms of the proposed timetable.

 

 


Meeting: 15/06/2020 - Business Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Timetable for the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

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Minutes:

Business Committee agreed to refer the Bill to the Children, Young People, and Education Committee and to consult with the Committee on the proposed timetable.

 


Meeting: 20/06/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair of Petitions Committee - P-05-879 Add Mental Health Education to the mandatory teaching curriculum for all schools in Wales

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Meeting: 02/05/2019 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Letter from the Chair of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee - Research and Innovation in Wales

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