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Agenda and minutes

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Transcript: Transcript for 06/06/2018 - 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 Members, there were no apologies.

(09:30 - 10:15)

2.

Childcare Funding (Wales) Bill - evidence session 6

Estyn

Claire Morgan, Strategic Director

Mererid Wyn Williams, Assistant Director

Jane Rees, HM Inspector

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from Estyn.

 

2.2 They agreed to provide clarification on whether the 35000 children within the cohort included both autumn and summer born children.

 

 

(10:15 - 11:00)

3.

Childcare Funding (Wales) Bill - evidence session 7

Care Inspectorate Wales and Social Care Wales

Gemma Halliday, Workforce Development Manager – Social Care Wales

Kevin Barker, Head of Childcare and Play Inspection – Care Inspectorate Wales

Gill Huws-John, Senior Manager Childcare and Play Inspection - Care Inspectorate Wales

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from CIW and SCW.

 

3.2 CIW agreed to share the detail of the results of the evaluation of the Estyn-CIW joint inspection framework pilot.

 

(11:15 - 12:00)

4.

Childcare Funding (Wales) Bill - evidence session 8

Welsh Local Government Association and Association of Directors of Education in Wales

Esther Thomas, Director of Education and Lifelong Learning, RCT County Borough Council - ADEW

Catrin Edwards, Head of Service Transformation  RCT County Borough Council – ADEW

Catherine Davies, Lifelong Learning Policy Officer (Children) – WLGA

Sarah Mutch, Education Lead for Early Years and Partnerships - Caerphilly County Borough Council

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from WLGA and ADEW.

 

4.2 They agreed to provide a note on the following:

 

How many local authorities give parents a choice between non-maintained and maintained settings for accessing the early years foundation phase entitlement.

 

The hourly rates local authorities are paying to maintained and non-maintained settings for providing the early years foundation phase entitlement.

 

 

(12:00)

5.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

5.1 The papers were noted.

5.1

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education - level of engagement between the Welsh Government and Professor Ainscow

Supporting documents:

5.2

Letter from the Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care - further information following meeting on 16 May

Supporting documents:

5.3

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Education - Support for Minority Ethnic, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Learners

Supporting documents:

(12:00)

6.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The Motion was agreed.

(12:00 - 12:10)

7.

Childcare Funding (Wales) Bill - consideration of the evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence they had heard during the morning.

(12:10 - 12:45)

8.

Inquiry into Targeted Funding to Improve Educational Outcomes - consideration of the draft report

Minutes:

8.1 Subject to minor amendments, the Committee agreed the draft report.

 

 

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