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Transcript: Transcript for 06/12/2018 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

Note No. Item



Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


1.1 The Chair welcomed Members. Apologies were received from Dawn Bowden AM and Michelle Brown AM, there was no substitutes.

(09.30 - 11.00)


Qualifications Wales Annual Report 2017 - 18

Ann Evans, Chair

Philip Blaker, Chief Executive


Supporting documents:


2.1 Members scrutinised Qualifications Wales on its Annual Report.

(11.15 - 12.30)


Estyn Annual Report 2017 - 18

Meilyr Rowlands, HM Chief Inspector

Claire Morgan, Strategic Director

Jassa Scott, Strategic Director



Supporting documents:


3.1 Members scrutinised Estyn on its Annual Report.

3.2 Estyn agreed to provide a note on any best practice seen in Flying Start settings.


Paper(s) to note


4.1 The paper was noted.


Letter from the Chair to the Children's Commissioner for Wales - elective home education

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


5.1 The Motion was agreed.

(12.30 - 12.45)


Consideration of the evidence received under items 2 and 3


6.1 Members considered the evidence heard during the sessions.

6.2 The Committee agree to follow up in writing some issues raised in the session with Estyn with the Cabinet Secretary for Education.

6.3 The Committee agreed to carry out work on Pupil Referral Units and Education other than at School (EOTAS)



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