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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Llinos Madeley 

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Transcript: Transcript for 22/11/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members. Apologies were received from Michelle Brown AM and Suzy Davies AM, there were no substitutes.

(09.30 - 11.00)

2.

Children's Commissioner for Wales Annual Report 2017-18

Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Rachel Thomas, Head of Policy and Public Affairs

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 Members scrutinised the Commissioner on the annual report.

(11.15 - 12.00)

3.

Inquiry into the status of the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification - evidence session 3

Qualification Wales

Philip Blaker, Chief Executive

Ann Evans, Chair

Emyr George, Associate Director

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from Qualifications Wales.

(12.00)

4.

Papers to note

Minutes:

4.1 The papers were noted.

4.1

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Minister for Welsh Language & Lifelong Learning - additional information following the meeting on 10 October

Supporting documents:

4.2

Letter from the Chair to the History of Wales Campaign - Teaching the History of Wales within the new Curriculum

Supporting documents:

4.3

Letter from the Children's Commissioner for Wales to the First Minister - Home Education

Supporting documents:

(12.00)

5.

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

Minutes:

5.1 The Motion was agreed.

(12.00 - 12.15)

6.

Consideration of the evidence received under items 2 and 3

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence.

6.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Children’s Commissioner in relation to elective home education.

(12.15 - 13.00)

7.

Scrutiny of the Welsh Government Budget 2019 - 2020 - consideration of the draft report

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the draft report. The Committee agreed that the final report would be agreed electronically due to the tight timescale for laying.

 

 

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