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Written Questions – Answered on 5 & 17 October 2022

Two written questions have recently been asked about contact between the Welsh Government and the UK Government in connection with home education. On 28 September Mark Isherwood MS (Con. Regional Member) asked Minister Jeremy Miles the following: Written Question – WQ86159 “To what extent did the Welsh Government liaise with… Read More »Written Questions – Answered on 5 & 17 October 2022

Minister’s Senedd statement on launch of new curriculum for Wales in September

Agenda item 6 of Senedd Plenary session held on 5 July saw Education Minister Jeremy Miles delivering a statement on the roll-out of the new Curriculum for Wales: “The process of embedding our new curriculum and continuously improving it in schools and settings will truly begin in earnest from September.”… Read More »Minister’s Senedd statement on launch of new curriculum for Wales in September

Education Minister speaks of ways of encouraging recently deregistered children back into school

As stated in a recent news post, the Senedd Children, Young People & Education Committee is currently holding “a short focused enquiry on pupil attendance,”. Witness sessions are being incorporated into their regular meetings. Most of the inquiry’s Terms of Reference seek to understand more about persistent absence from school,… Read More »Education Minister speaks of ways of encouraging recently deregistered children back into school

Children, Young People & Education Committee – 23 June 2022

The Senedd Children, Young People & Education Committee is currently holding “a short focused inquiry on pupil attendance.” Witness sessions are incorporated into their regular meetings. The majority of the inquiry’s Terms of Reference seek to understand more about persistent absence, along with strategies for encouraging pupils back into regular… Read More »Children, Young People & Education Committee – 23 June 2022

Children, Young People and Education Committee – 16 June 2022

Further myths regarding home education have been perpetuated in Senedd, with the new Children’s Commissioner expressing “concern” regarding the lack of regulation and oversight of home education, whilst paradoxically highlighting a State school system where around a third of children are considered to “fail”, and emphasising that approaches in education… Read More »Children, Young People and Education Committee – 16 June 2022