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Forward work programme – Children, Young People, and Education Committee

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: 08/12/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6.)

Consideration of the Committee forward work programme

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Meeting: 08/12/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 7.)

Committee activities - oral update


Meeting: 23/11/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

3 Forward work programme

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Meeting: 17/11/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

4 Forward work programme

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Meeting: 17/11/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 19/10/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 19/10/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 06/10/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 06/10/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

4 Information from Stakeholders

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Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

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Meeting: 14/07/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 7)

Autumn forward work programme - oral update on approach to annual scrutiny

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7.1 The Committee agreed to invite Qualifications Wales and the WJEC into Committee for a joint scrutiny session on the summer 2022, the date of the meeting to be confirmed. 

7.2 The Committee discussed and agreed the approach to the annual scrutiny sessions with Qualifications Wales, Estyn and the Children’s Commissioner.


Meeting: 14/07/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 14/07/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 14/07/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 14/07/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 8)

Committee activities - oral update

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8.1 Members provided oral updates on Committee activities that they had undertaken during the term, these included:

- Visit to Caerphilly Action for Children

- Visit to Monnow Primary School

- Visit to Cardiff University Student Life Centre

- Visit to Rhosymedre Primary School

- Feedback about the joint inquiry with Culture Committee on WESPs

- Update on monthly ministerial meetings


Meeting: 14/07/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

3 Forward work programme

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Meeting: 29/06/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 8)

Mental Health in Higher Education - consideration of the scope and approach

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8.1 The Committee agreed the approach to the inquiry, subject to some additional stakeholders for oral evidence.


Meeting: 16/06/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

5 Forward work programme

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Meeting: 16/06/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 16/06/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

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Meeting: 25/05/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 25/05/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 27/04/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 27/04/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 27/04/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 27/04/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 27/04/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 27/04/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 27/04/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 31/03/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

Consideration of the Committee's ways of working, strategic plan and forward work programme

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Minutes:

3.1 Members discussed the forward work programme and agreed to write to the Welsh Government for updates on various issues. They also agreed which areas they would like to carry out the next policy inquiries. They are:

·         Pupil absence

·         Implementation of education reforms

·         Mental Health in Higher Education

·         Welsh in Education Strategic Plans, joint working with the Culture, Communications, Welsh Language, Sport and International Relations Committee

3.2 Members discussed the ways of working and agreed how they like to use the reserved meeting slots in the new timetable. They also agreed that meetings would mostly take place in a hybrid format.

3.3 Following the findings from the engagement with children and young people, Members agreed to update the strategic plan to reflect children and young people’s top priority on the environment.


Meeting: 24/03/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 8)

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Meeting: 10/03/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 10/03/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

6 Papers to note 16 - 22 are in response to a letter from the Committee seeking information on Health Visitor visits

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Meeting: 10/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from Chair, Children, Young People and Education Committee to Senedd Committee Chairs regarding the findings of its 6th Senedd priorities engagement with children and young people

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4.8 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 10/02/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 10/02/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 10/02/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 10/02/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 27/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

Committee strategic planning session

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3.1 Members undertook a strategic planning session.


Meeting: 20/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

3 Forward work programme - Children, Young People and Education Committee

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Meeting: 20/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

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Meeting: 13/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

6 Forward Work programme

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Meeting: 13/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 13/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 13/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

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Meeting: 13/12/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 8)

Consideration of the Committee forward work programme

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Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered possible options for its next policy inquiry. Members agreed to conduct an inquiry into Peer to peer sexual harassment in schools. A paper on the approach and terms of reference would be considered at a future meeting.

8.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Welsh Government for updates on Looked after children, specifically the support for children leaving care; and perinatal mental health.

8.3 The Committee agreed to explore undertaking work in the future impact of social media on children and young people.


Meeting: 18/11/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 12)

Consideration of the Committee's Strategic Vision

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12.1 The Committee agreed its strategic vision.

12.2 Members discussed potential topics for an inquiry in the spring term, a scoping paper would be considered at a future meeting.


Meeting: 04/11/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

2 Committee Forward work programme

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Meeting: 04/11/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 04/11/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 18/10/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 1)

Committee strategic planning session

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 1.1    The Chair welcomed Members, apologies were received from Laura Anne Jones MS and Buffy Williams MS.

 

1.2     Members received a presentation from the clerk and research team on strategic planning and the key themes emerging from the priorities consultation.

 

1.3     Members agreed the Committee’s vision and objectives; and noted that it would be revisited and revised in the new year. Members agreed to publish the Committee’s vision.


Meeting: 07/10/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

Consideration on the Committee forward work programme

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4.1 The Committee noted the forward work programme.


Meeting: 07/10/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

Consideration of the approach to Committee strategic planning

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3.1 The Committee considered the approach to strategic planning.

3.2 Members agreed to hold the strategic planning sessions over the course of two meeting, the first of these would take place on Monday 18 October; and the following meeting to be held in the New Year to enable the Committee to take account of the engagement with children and young people.

3.3 Members identified what they would like to focus on during the sessions.


Meeting: 23/09/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

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Meeting: 14/07/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 6)

Strategic approach to Committee remit

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6.1 Members agreed to undertake activity in the autumn term to develop and adopt a strategic approach to committee work.

6.2 Members noted the importance of:

- Ensuring that the voices of children and young people were heard in committee work.

- Pursuing opportunities to work jointly with other committees, where appropriate. 

 


Meeting: 14/07/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 5)

Committee procedures and ways of working

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5.1 Members noted the Standing Orders which govern committee business and the resources available to support the Committee in its work.

5.2 Members discussed and agreed an initial approach to:

- The organisation of business, including meeting times and formats.

- Training and development opportunities.

- Committee briefings and language preferences.

 

 


Meeting: 14/07/2021 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 7)

Early Committee activity

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7.1 Members agreed to launch a stakeholder consultation over the summer inviting views on what the committee’s priorities should be, to inform its strategic plan and longer term work programming. The closing date would be after the school holidays allowing opportunity for people within school settings to contribute.

7.2 Member also agreed to conduct tailored engagement activity with children and young people in the autumn term, to seek their views on priorities for the Sixth Senedd.

7.3 Members discussed and agreed to invite the Minister for Education and the Minister/Deputy Ministers for Health to the first meeting of the autumn term, to discuss their priorities. Members noted the need to liaise with the Health and Social Care Committee to avoid any clashes caused by the committee timetable. A written paper would be sought in advance to inform the session.

7.4 Members agreed to publish a headline work programme on a rolling basis.