Agenda

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Contact: Llinos Madeley 

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Items
Note No. Item

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

(09.15)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

(09.15 - 10.45)

2.

Scrutiny of Estyn Annual Report 2019 - 2020 (to include matters relating to the impact of COVID-19 on education)

Meilyr Rowlands, HM Chief Inspector – Estyn

Claire Morgan, Strategic Director – Estyn

Jassa Scott, Strategic Director – Estyn

 

Supporting documents:

(10.45 - 11.00)

Break

(11.00 - 12.15)

3.

Evidence session on the impact of COVID-19 on education with representatives from the trade unions

 

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

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

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

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

Neil Butler, National Official Wales – NASUWT      

Rosie Lewis, Regional Organiser, Cymru Wales schools lead - UNISON

Nicola Savage, GMB Regional Organiser Wales and South West Region

(12.15)

4.

Papers to note

4.1

Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services regarding the Children’s Rights Report: next steps

Supporting documents:

4.2

Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to Qualifications Wales following the Committee meeting on 3 December 2020

Supporting documents:

4.3

Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing and Welsh Language following the Committee meeting on 26 November 2020

Supporting documents:

4.4

Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Minister for Education following the Committee meeting on 26 November 2020

Supporting documents:

4.5

Letter from the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding an Audit Wales Report on Providing Free School Meals During Lockdown

Supporting documents:

4.6

Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding an update on the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

4.7

Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding the appointment of the Chair for the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

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4.8

Letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding the Committee's inquiry into children's rights in Wales

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4.9

Letter from the Chair and Chief Executive of Qualifications Wales to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee following the Committee meeting on 3 December 2020

Supporting documents:

4.10

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:

4.11

Letter from Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding his retirement

Supporting documents:

(12.15)

5.

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

(12.15 - 12.25)

6.

Scrutiny of Estyn Annual Report 2019 - 2020 and COVID-19 - consideration of the evidence

(12.25 - 12.30)

7.

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

(12.30 - 12.45)

8.

Consideration of the Committee's forward work programme

9.

Education Otherwise than at School - consideration of the draft report [POSTPONED]