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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 5 - Tŷ Hywel. View directions

Contact: Llinos Madeley 

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Transcript: Transcript for 30/11/2017 - 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 the Committee. There were no apologies.

1.2        Under SO 17.24A, Lynne Neagle AM declared that her son was a pupil at Evenlode Primary School.

(09:30 - 09:45)

2.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - summary of survey results

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee watched a video of the survey results.

(09:45 - 10:45)

3.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 3

Tim Pratt, Director - Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)

Jane Sloggett, Deputy Head of Porthcawl Comprehensive

Rob Williams, Policy Director Cymru – National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT)

Steve Rees, Head Teacher of Evenlode Primary School, Vale of Glamorgan

Chris Britten, Head Teacher of Ysgol Y Deri Special School, Vale of Glamorgan

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from NAHT and ASCL.

(10:45 - 11:30)

4.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 4

Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW)

Nichola Jones, Head of Inclusion / Disabilities - Pembrokeshire County Council

Kathryn Morgan, Senior Educational Psychologist - Bridgend County Council

David Haines, Head Teacher - Dewi Sant Secondary School, Pembrokeshire

Will McLean, Chief Officer - Children and Young People, Monmouthshire County Council 

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from ADEW.

(11:45 - 12:30)

5.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 5 (via video conference)

Tabitha Sawyer, Assistant Head Teacher and Mindfulness Lead - Ysgol Pen y Bryn
Arun Ramesh, School Mindfulness Ambassador - Ysgol Pen y Bryn

Amber Stock, School Mindfulness Ambassador - Ysgol Pen y Bryn

Sarah Silverton, Freelance mindfulness teacher and trainer, working through the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University

 

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee heard evidence from Ysgol Pen y Bryn and Sarah Silverston.

(12:30)

6.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for Item 7

Minutes:

6.1 The motion was agreed.

(12.30 - 12.45)

7.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence heard.

(13:30 - 14:30)

8.

Inquiry into Flying Start: outreach - Evidence session 4

Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children and Social Care

Karen Cornish, Deputy Director - Children & Families

Richard Thurston, Educations & Skills Research

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Children and Social Care.

 

8.2 The Minister agreed to keep the Committee updated on the Desk Research review for Flying Start.

(14:30)

9.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

9.1 The papers were noted.

9.1

Letter from the Llywydd - Update on the Youth Parliament

Supporting documents:

9.2

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance to the Chair of the Finance Committee - structure of the Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19

Supporting documents:

9.3

Letter from Cabinet Secretary for Education - follow up to the draft budget scrutiny session on 16 November

Supporting documents:

9.4

Letter from the Royal College of General Practitioners Wales - perinatal mental health report

Supporting documents:

(14.30)

10.

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

Minutes:

10.1 The motion was agreed.

(14:30- 14:45)

11.

Inquiry into Flying Start: outreach - Consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

11.1 The Committee considered the evidence for the inquiry.

(14:45 - 15:00)

12.

Scrutiny of Welsh Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - consideration of the draft report

Minutes:

12.1 The Committee agreed draft report.

 

 

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