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Transcript: Transcript for 04/05/2022 - Children, Young People, and Education Committee

Items
Expected timing No. Item

(08.45 - 09.00)

Private Pre-meeting

(09.00)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

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

 

1.2 The Chair noted that Heledd Fychan MS would be substituting for Sioned Williams MS for all business relating to the inquiry into pupil absence, for this meeting this was item 6.

(09.00 - 10.15)

2.

Peer on peer sexual harassment among learners - evidence session 13

Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and Welsh Language

Kirsty Davies-Warner, Deputy Director, Equity in Education Division, Welsh Government 

Sian Jones, Head of Supporting Achievement & Safeguarding, Welsh Government 

 

Jane Hutt MS, Minister for Social Justice

Zsanett Swain, Senior Policy Manager – Violence Against Women & Domestic Abuse, Welsh Government 

Emily Keoghane, Head of LGBTQ+ Policy, Welsh Government 

Alessandro Ceccarelli, Head of LGBTQ+ Policy, Welsh Government  

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Education and Welsh language and the Minister for Social Justice.

2.2 The Minister for Social Justice agreed to provide the Committee with more information about the findings of the 2019 review of the Police in Schools programme.

(10.15)

3.

Papers to note

Minutes:

3.1 The papers were noted.

3.1

Pupil absence

Supporting documents:

3.2

Forward work programme

Supporting documents:

(10.15)

4.

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

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

(10.15 - 10.30)

Break

(10.30 - 11.30)

5.

Peer on peer sexual harassment among learners - consideration of the evidence and key issues

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the key issues.

(11.30 - 12.00)

6.

Pupil absence - consideration of the approach to the inquiry

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed the approach to the inquiry into pupil absence, subject to some additional stakeholders for oral and written evidence and some further information on specific areas.