Concise Minutes - Children, Young People and Education Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 12 January 2017

Meeting time: 09.30 - 12.29
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/3827


Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Lynne Neagle AM (Chair)

Mohammad Asghar (Oscar) AM

Michelle Brown AM

Hefin David AM

John Griffiths AM

Llyr Gruffydd AM

Darren Millar AM

Julie Morgan AM

Witnesses:

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education

Steve Davies, Welsh Government

Stephen Gear, Welsh Government

Karen Cornish, Welsh Government

Alun Davies AM, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language

Emma Williams, Welsh Government

Tania Nicholson, Welsh Government

Mair Roberts, Welsh Government

Catherine Lloyd, Welsh Government

Committee Staff:

Jon Antoniazzi (Clerk)

Gareth Rogers (Second Clerk)

Sarah Bartlett (Deputy Clerk)

Michael Dauncey (Researcher)

Anne Thomas (Researcher)

 

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Transcript

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

The Chair welcomed Committee Members, there were no apologies.

 

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2       Inquiry into Education Improvement Grant: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller, and Minority Ethnic Children - evidence session 6

The Committee heard evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Education.

 

The Cabinet Secretary agreed to provide a note on Education Performance Framework and specifically if it is intended to replace the ‘Outcomes Framework’

 

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3       The implementation of the Review Successful Futures: Independent Review of Curriculum and Assessment Arrangements in Wales - evidence session 5

The Committee heard evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Education.

 

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4       Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill - evidence session 1

The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language.

 

The Minister agreed to:

 

Provide a timetable for the re-issuing of guidance on meeting the healthcare needs of children and young people in school;

 

Share information from working groups on the formation of Individual Development Plans (IDP’s). 

 

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5       Paper(s) to note

Under Standing Order 17.24 Llyr Gruffydd AM declared he was an Honorary President of the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS).

The papers were noted.

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5.1   Letter from Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive Powys teaching Health Board / Chair of T4CYP Programme - additional information following the meeting on 24 November

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5.2   Letter from Dr Jonathan Brentnall - additional information following meeting on 30 November for the inquiry into Education Improvement Grant: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller, and Minority Ethnic Children

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5.3   Additional information from Trudy Aspinwall following meeting on 8 December for inquiry into Education Improvement Grant: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller, and Minority Ethnic Children

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5.4   Letter from ProMO Cymru - Inquiry into Statutory Advocacy Provision

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5.5   Letter from the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language - Future funding of CWVYS

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

The Motion was agreed.

 

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7       Legislative Consent Memorandum: Higher Education and Research Bill - Consideration of draft report

The Committee agreed the report.

 

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