So, what’s happening in Education Scrutiny?

Swansea Council’s education scrutiny body, the Education Performance Scrutiny Panel, has the role of providing ongoing challenge to schools performance in order to ensure that pupils in Swansea are receiving a high quality education and that it is meeting its objectives to improve schools … [Read More...]

Social Services Scrutiny Panels Focus on ‘Carers Assessments’

Following discussions held last month with parents of adults with Mental Health Issues and Learning Disabilities, the Adult Services and Child & Family Services scrutiny panels have responded to concerns over 'carers assessments' by agreeing to hold two further focus groups earlier this … [Read More...]

Scrutiny Councillors congratulate Penclawdd Primary School

The Education Scrutiny Performance Panel met with the Headteacher and Chair of Governors of Penclawdd Primary School. They chose to speak to Penclawdd Primary School because they wanted to discuss the schools improvement journey, look at what the school is doing to improve its current performance … [Read More...]

What has been the impact of the Regional Working Scrutiny Inquiry?

Councillors heard that good progress has been made with most of the recommendations made by the Panel and that there is now clearer direction from Welsh Government on regional working, especially in relation to improving collaboration between Councils. The Regional Working Scrutiny Inquiry Panel … [Read More...]

Supported Living Developments For Mental Health and Learning Disability Services

The Adult Services Scrutiny Performance Panel met on 24 September to discuss the report from Councillor Mark Child, Cabinet Member for Care, Health and Ageing Well on ‘ Supported Living Developments for Mental Health & Learning Disability Services’. The report included the following: … [Read More...]