Swansea Scrutiny thanks Schools for their hard work

‘We were pleased to hear about the fantastic work that has been done throughout to keep schools as “Covid secure” as possible, as well as to ensure that when pupils had to work from home, they had access to the appropriate computer equipment to enable them to use our digital platforms for … [Read More...]

Swansea Councillors to scrutinise the Annual Budget proposals

Scrutiny Councillors will scrutinise the Annual Budget papers that are scheduled to be presented to the Councils Cabinet on the 20 February 2020. The Service Improvement and Finance Panel will carry out pre-decision scrutiny on these papers but prior to that the different scrutiny panels will … [Read More...]

How is Swansea progressing with Additional Learning Needs Reform?

Photo credit: City & County of Swansea The Education Scrutiny Performance Panel met in December to discuss the progress being made with Additional Educational Needs (ALN) Reform. Councillors considered a report outlining the ALN Strategy, progress over the last academic year, the projected … [Read More...]

The ERW Scrutiny Councillor Group to meet in January

Scrutiny Councillors from across the six local authorities will meet on 27 January 2020.   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 scrutiny to support consistent … [Read More...]

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...]