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Transcript: Transcript for 03/12/2020 - Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd

Items
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(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 Apologies were received from Laura Jones MS and Hefin David MS, there were no substitutes.

(09.15 - 10.30)

2.

Scrutiny of Qualifications Wales Annual Report 2019 - 2020

David Jones, Chair – Qualifications Wales

Philip Blaker, Chief Executive – Qualifications Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee scrutinised Qualifications Wales on its Annual Report.

(10.30)

3.

Papers to note

Minutes:

3.1 The papers were noted.

3.1

Letter from the Chair of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee to the Minister for Education regarding issues arising from the Committee’s meeting on 12 November with the National Library of Wales

Supporting documents:

3.2

Additional information from University and College Union (UCU) following the meeting on 19 November

Supporting documents:

3.3

Letter to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services regarding a revised Children's Rights Scheme

Supporting documents:

3.4

Letter to the Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee from the Welsh Government regarding the Support for the mental health and well-being of learners

Supporting documents:

(10.30)

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting and for the whole meeting on 10 December

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

(10.30 - 10.40)

5.

Scrutiny of Qualifications Wales Annual Report 2019 - 2020 - consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence it heard in the previous session.

(10.40 - 10.50)

6.

Children's rights in Wales - consideration of feedback from witnesses on the Welsh Government's response to the Committee's report

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee noted the feedback from witnesses and agreed to write to the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services drawing her attention to the content of the stakeholder responses, and to request further information ahead of any Plenary debate.

 

(10.50 - 11.00)

7.

COVID-19 - consideration of approach to engaging with university students

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed the approach