Concise Minutes - Children, Young People and Education Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - The Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 22 March 2018

Meeting time: 09.19 - 12.43
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4537


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Lynne Neagle AM (Chair)

Michelle Brown AM

Hefin David AM

John Griffiths AM

Llyr Gruffydd AM

Darren Millar AM

Julie Morgan AM

Mark Reckless AM

Witnesses:

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education

Ruth Conway, Welsh Government

Steve Davies, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Llinos Madeley (Clerk)

Sarah Bartlett (Deputy Clerk)

Michael Dauncey (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1     The Chair welcomed Members. There were no apologies.

 

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2       Inquiry into Targeted Funding to Improve Educational Outcomes - Evidence session 9

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Education. The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide the following:

 

·         Figures on the number of staff transferring from Schools Challenge Cymru to the consortia and details of their roles;

 

·         Details of Cabinet Secretary and officials’ engagement with Professor Mel Ainscow since March 2017.

 

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3       Paper(s) to note

3.1     The papers were noted.</AI3><AI4>

·         Letter from the Minister for Children and Social Care - Families First funding </AI4><AI5>

·         Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education - Correspondence with Fair Deal for Supply Teachers group </AI5><AI6>

·         Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education - Further information following meeting on 15 February </AI6><AI7>

·         Letter from the WJEC - Availability of text books </AI7><AI8>

·         Letter from Qualifications Wales - Availability of text books </AI8><AI9>

·         Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education to the Children's Commissioner for Wales - Inquiry into Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People

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4       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public for the remainder of the meeting.

4.1 The Motion was agreed.

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5       Inquiry into Targeted Funding to Improve Educational Outcomes - Consideration of the evidence

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence they had heard that morning.

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6       Childcare Funding (Wales) Bill timetable

6.1 The Committee considered the timetable.

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7       Letter from the Llywydd in relation to resourcing for Brexit scrutiny

7.1 The Committee considered the letter.

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8       Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Consideration of the draft report

8.1 The Committee considered the draft report. Subject to minor amendments the Committee agreed the report.

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