Agenda and minutes

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(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed Members. There were no apologies

(09.30 - 10.30)

2.

The implementation of the Review Successful Futures: Independent Review of Curriculum and Assessment Arrangements in Wales - evidence session 1

Professor Graham Donaldson

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the implementation of the review with Professor Donaldson.

(10.30 - 11.15)

3.

The implementation of the Review Successful Futures: Independent Review of Curriculum and Assessment Arrangements in Wales - evidence session 2

Pioneer Schools

 

Luke Mansfield, St Julian’s Primary School, Newport

Dilwyn Jones, Ysgol Bryn Gwalia

Eirian Davies, Ysgol Y Strade

 

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the implementation of the review with representatives from pioneer schools. Dilwyn Jones from Ysgol Bryn Gwalia sent his apologies.

(11.25 - 12.10)

4.

Inquiry into Statutory Advocacy Provision - evidence session 1

All Wales Children and Young People’s Advocacy Providers Group

 

Deborah Jones, Chief Executive - Voices from Care Cymru

Jackie Murphy, Chief Executive - Tros Gynnal Plant

Sean O’Neill, Policy Director - Children in Wales

Emma Phipps-Magill, Service Manager - NYAS Cymru

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from the All Wales Children and Young People’s Advocacy Providers Group. Deborah Jones from Voices from Care sent here apologies, Christopher Dunn gave evidence instead.

 

(12.10)

5.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

Under Standing Order 17.24 Llyr Gruffydd AM declared he was an Honorary President of the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS).

The papers were noted.

5.1

Letter from Children's Commissioner for Wales - additional information following meeting on 6 October

Supporting documents:

5.2

Letter from the Chair of the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee to the Cabinet Secretary for Education - Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance Arrangements in Wales

Supporting documents:

5.3

Letter from the Committee Chair to the Minister for Lifelong Learning & Welsh Language - Future funding of CWVYS

Supporting documents:

5.4

Letter from the Minister for Lifelong Learning & Welsh Language to the Committee Chair - Future funding of CWVYS

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee agreed to write to the Minster for Lifelong Learning & Welsh language for further clarification on the letter sent regarding the future funding of CWVYS.

 

5.5

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children - Additional information following the meeting on 2 November

Supporting documents:

(12.10)

6.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the remainder of the meeting and for item 1 at next week's meeting.

Minutes:

The Motion was agreed.

(12.10 - 12.40)

7.

Welsh Government draft budget 2017 - 18 - consideration of draft letters

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Subject to a few minor amendments the Committee agreed the draft budget letters.