Following up upon the impact of the School Governance Scrutiny Inquiry

The School Governance Scrutiny Panel heard that the inquiry has provided a useful opportunity to reflect upon support for school governance.  It has supported the need for the Governor Support Team to work more closely with Education Through Regional Working (ERW) colleagues.  The Panel were told … [Read More...]

Call for evidence: Scrutiny Inquiry into Regional Working

A new scrutiny inquiry panel has started which will look at regional working.  Over the coming months the Panel will be looking into aspects of regional working and will look to address the following key questions 'How the Council, with its partners, can develop and improve regional working for the … [Read More...]

So, what is happening in Education Scrutiny in Swansea in Oct/Nov?

Swansea Councils education scrutiny body, the Schools 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 standards and … [Read More...]

The ERW Scrutiny Councillor Group meets again

Scrutiny Councillors from across the six local authorities will meet on 29 September 2017 (ERW Scrutiny Councillor Group 29 9 17). The purpose of the group is to help ensure the best educational outcomes for children in the Education Through Regional Working (ERW) region by supporting effective … [Read More...]

Interested in Regional Working in Swansea? New scrutiny inquiry starts soon

The Welsh Government has long seen collaboration between public services and particularly local government as a means of providing more efficient and effective services.  Councillors identified this as an important issue for scrutiny at a conference of scrutiny councillors in July.   Following this … [Read More...]