Children, Young People & Learning – The Big Swansea Challenges

Today the Children, Young People and Learning Overview & Scrutiny Board met to consider their work plan for the year.

To provide the context for this they had a highly informative presentation which was given jointly by Richard Parry, the Corporate Director (Education), Cllr Mary Jones, Lead Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, and Cllr Mike Day, Cabinet Member for Education.

The presentation (below) gave the big picture of the CYP strategy and of performance trends in education.

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Following the presentation the Board identified a number of issues they wanted to look at.  They agreed that literacy would be their first in-depth review,  i.e. how can we improve literacy in schools across the curriculum?

A their next meeting they will agree a detailed work plan for the year and exactly how they will undertake their in depth review.

Watch this space for more details!

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