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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Jon Antoniazzi 

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(09.30 - 10.20)


Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill - Consideration of key issues


The Committee discussed the key issues. The draft report will be considered at a future meeting.



Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


The Chair welcomed Members, there were no apologies.


Under Standing Order 17.24 the Chair declared her Husband was carrying out work with the University of South Wales which involves initial teacher education. Hefin David declared he was an associate lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

(10.30 - 12.00)


Inquiry into Teachers' Professional Learning and Education - evidence session 6

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education

Steve Davies, Director - Education Directorate

Huw Foster Evans – Professional Adviser - Development of the School Workforce

Supporting documents:


The Committee heard evidence from the Cabinet Secretary.

The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide a note on the opportunities available to acquire a qualified teaching status while working.



Paper(s) to note


The papers were noted.


Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-Being & Sport - Development of the new curriculum

Supporting documents:


Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-Being & Sport and the Minister for Social Services & Public Health

Supporting documents:


Letter from the Children's Commissioner to the First Minister

Supporting documents:



Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the next items and for the whole of the meetings on 4, 10 and 18 May.


The Motion was agreed.

(12.00 - 12.20)


Consideration of the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Prisons and Court Bill


The Committee considered the paper on the LCM. A report will be laid in due course.

(12.20 - 12.30)


Consideration of Committee Forward Work Programme


The Committee considered the forward work programme. A scoping paper on potential future inquiries would be considered at a future meeting.



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