Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill

A Welsh Government Bill, introduced by Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and Welsh Language. The Business Committee has remitted the Bill to the Children, Young People and Education Committee.

 

About the Bill

 

The Bill includes provision for:

 

  • The establishment of the Commission for Tertiary Education and Research, as the independent regulatory body responsible for the funding, oversight and regulation of tertiary education and research in Wales, tertiary education will encompass post-16 education including further and higher education, apprenticeships and sixth forms;
  • The registration and regulation of tertiary education providers;
  • Securing and funding of tertiary education and research;
  • Apprenticeships;
  • Learner protection, complaints procedures and learner engagement;
  • Information, advice and guidance; and
  • Miscellaneous and general provisions

 

Further detail about the Bill as introduced (PDF 1,087KB) can be found in its accompanying Explanatory Memorandum (PDF 4,945KB).

 

Current Stage

 

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The Bill is currently at Stage 1. An explanation of the various stages of Welsh Parliament Bills is available in the Guide to the Stages of Public Bills and Acts.

 

Record of Passage in the Welsh Parliament

The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Bill’s passage through the Welsh Parliament.

 

¬¬¬Stage 1 (Current)

The Children, Young People and Education Committee agreed its approach to Stage 1 consideration on 04 November 2021.

 

Bill Summary (PDF 1,043KB)

 

Open consultation on the general principles of the Bill.

 

Oral Evidence Schedule

 

Bilingual Glossary

 

Committee dates

The Children, Young People and Education Committee will consider the Bill on the following dates:

 

Date and Agenda

Purpose of meeting

Transcript

Senedd.TV

04 November 2021

Consideration of Approach to Stage 1 Scrutiny (Private)

Private

 

18 November 2021

Evidence sessions

Transcript

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02 December 2021

Evidence Sessions

09 December 2021

Evidence Sessions

13 January 2021

Evidence Sessions

 

 

 

The Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee will consider the Bill on the following dates:

Date and Agenda

Purpose of meeting

Transcript

Senedd.TV

 

 

The Finance Committee will consider the Bill on the following dates:

Date and Agenda

Purpose of meeting

Transcript

Senedd.TV

24 November 2021

Evidence session

Transcript

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¬¬¬ Bill Introduced (1 November 2021)

Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Bill, (PDF 1,087KB) as introduced

 

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF 4,945KB)

 

Statement of Policy Intent (PDF 628KB)

 

Presiding Officer’s Statement: 01 November 2021(PDF 134KB)

 

Business Committee’s Report on the timetable for consideration of the Bill: 02 November 2021 (PDF 48KB)

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Contact information

Clerk: Naomi Stocks

Email: SeneddChildren@senedd.wales

Business type: Bill

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

First published: 01/11/2021

Decision due: 17 Mar 2020 by Business Committee - Fifth Senedd, Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fifth Senedd, Children, Young People, and Education Committee

Documents

Consultations