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Transcript: Transcript for 05/02/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members, there were no apologies.

(09.30 - 10.30)

2.

Education Otherwise than at School - evidence session 2

Children’s Commissioner for Wales

 

Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales (via video conference)

Jane Houston, Policy Advisor – Office of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales (via video conference)

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Children’s Commissioner for Wales.

2.2  Due to time constraints, it was agreed that the questions unasked would be sent to the Children’s Commissioner for a written response.

(10.45 - 11.45)

3.

Education Otherwise than at School - evidence session 3

Estyn

 

Jassa Scott, Strategic Director – Estyn

Dyfrig Ellis, Assistant Director – Estyn

Denise Wade, Her Majesty’s Inspector – Estyn

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from Estyn.

(11.45 - 12.45)

4.

Education Otherwise than at School - evidence session 4

Representatives from Teaching Unions

 

Mairead Canavan, Vale of Glamorgan District Secretary and National Executive Union (NEU) Executive Member

Tim Cox – Wales Policy and Casework Official, NASUWT

Dilwyn Roberts-Young - General Secretary, Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru (UCAC)

 

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from the teaching unions.

4.2 Apologies were received from Dilwyn Roberts-Young from UCAC, there was no replacement. Neil Foden, Gwynedd’s District Secretary – National Education Union attended in place of Mairead Canavan.

(12.45)

5.

Papers to note

Minutes:

5.1 The papers were noted.

5.1

Letter from the Children's Commissioner for Wales to the Chair of the Petitions Committee regarding P-05-924: Ensure that every school in Wales has Wellbeing Ambassadors

Supporting documents:

5.2

Letter Minister from Finance and Trefnydd to the Secretary to the Economic Secretary to Treasury regarding Child Trust Funds

Supporting documents:

5.3

Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services - additional information following the draft budget scrutiny session on 8 January

Supporting documents:

5.4

Letter from the Minister for Education - additional information following the draft budget scrutiny session on 8 January

Supporting documents:

5.5

Letter to the Chair of the Committee on Assembly Electoral Reform - Potential implications for Assembly committees

Supporting documents:

5.6

Letter from the Education Achievement Service for South East Wales following the evidence session on 16 January regarding School improvement and raising standards

Supporting documents:

5.7

Letter from the North Wales School Effectiveness and Improvement Service (GwE) following the evidence session on 16 January regarding School improvement and raising standards

Supporting documents:

5.8

Letter from the Finance Committee to the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services - Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill

Supporting documents:

(12.45)

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The Motion was agreed.

(12.45 - 12.50)

7.

Education Otherwise than at School - consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence heard during the sessions.

 

 

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