Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 4 - Tŷ Hywel. View directions

Contact: Llinos Madeley 

Note: Draft 

Media

Senedd.TV: View the webcast

Transcript: Transcript for 08/10/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.15)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the virtual meeting of the Children, Young People and Education Committee.

1.2 In accordance with Standing Order 34.19, the Chair stated that she had determined that the public were excluded from the Committee’s meeting in order to protect public health but that the meeting would be broadcast live on www.senedd.tv

1.3 The Chair stated that if for any reason she dropped out of the meeting, the Committee agreed that Dawn Bowden MS would become Temporary Chair in accordance with Standing Order 17.22.

1.4 The Chair noted apologies from Hefin David MS, Jack Sargeant MS substituted. 

(09.15 - 10.15)

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.

(10.35 - 11.35)

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.

(11.45)

4.

Papers to note

Minutes:

4.1 The papers were noted.

4.1

Letter from the Children's Commissioner for Wales to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding the use of statutory powers

Supporting documents:

4.2

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:

4.3

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:

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:

4.5

Letter from the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee to all Welsh University Vice Chancellors regarding arrangements to support students in light of COVID-19

Supporting documents:

4.6

Letter from the Minister for Education to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee regarding the report on remote teaching and Covid-19 undertaken by Professor Sofya Lyakhova

Supporting documents:

(11.35)

5.

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

Minutes:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

(11.35 - 11.45)

6.

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

Minutes:

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

(11.45 - 12.00)

7.

Inquiry into Children's Rights in Wales - consideration of the response from the Welsh Government

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered a paper on the next steps. It agreed to write to key stakeholders who provided oral evidence to gather their views on:

- the Welsh Government’s response to the Committee’s recommendations; and

- any significant updates relevant to the report since the Committee took evidence.

 

 

You are in :

  1. Home
  2. Senedd Business

Partners & Help