Donaldson Review and Curriculum Reform

Inquiry5

 

The Children, Young People and Education Committee scrutinised the implementation of Professor Graham Donaldson’s Review Successful Futures: Independent Review of Curriculum and Assessment Arrangements in Wales.

 

November 2019

Dr Nigel Newton from Cardiff University attended Committee on 14 November 2019 to provide an update on the impact of the new Curriculum for Wales on disadvantaged learners. His report, (PDF 1,117KB) “Successful Futures for all: Exploration of curriculum reform” was published on 8 November. At the meeting he presented his findings in a PowerPoint (PDF 1MB) presentation.

 

September 2019

The Minister for Education attended Committee on 18 September 2019 to update the Committee on the progression of the development of the curriculum reform. 

 

April 2019

Draft Curriculum for Wales 2022 published by the Welsh Government.

 

January 2019

The Minister for Education attended Committee on 10 January 2019 to update the Committee on the progression of the development of the curriculum reform. 

After the session the Chair wrote to the WLGA and ADEW (PDF 94KB) to seek clarification about their jointly submitted written evidence, (16 January 2019). Responses from the WLGA (PDF 131KB) and ADEW (PDF 97KB) were received on 31 January 2019.

 

October 2018

The Committee sought views from stakeholders on the progression of the development of the curriculum reform. 

 

June / July 2018

Letter (PDF 137KB) from the Cabinet Secretary for Education – ‘Education in Wales: Our national mission’ Action Plan.

 

Letter (PDF 267KB) from the Cabinet Secretary for Education – Update on the development of the new curriculum

 

December 2017

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Professor Donaldson attended Committee on 6 December to update (PDF 289KB) Members on the development of the new curriculum.

 

December / January 2017

Following the evidence received from stakeholders and the Cabinet Secretary for Education the Committee wrote to the Welsh Government (PDF 516KB) to highlight its findings on the progress of curriculum reform in Wales. The Cabinet Secretary for Education responded on 17 February.(PDF 356KB)

 

October / November 2016

The Committee met with Professor Donaldson and key stakeholders to discuss progress on the implementation of the Review’s recommendations. The Committee wrote to stakeholders and Pioneer schools to seek their views. Responses were published in the documents list below.

Business type: Committee Inquiry

Status: Complete

First published: 01/04/2015

Documents

Consultations