So, whats happening in Education Scrutiny

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 pupil attainment.

The up-coming meetings for this Panel are:

Thursday 27 September 2018 at 4.00pm

Councillors will look at the Education in Wales the National Mission and receive an update on the new professional standards for teachers and school leaders.

Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 2.00pm

Councillors will visit a Swansea School, speaking to the Headteacher and Chair of Governors about current performance and their improvement journey.

Thursday 15 November 2018 at 4.00pm

Councillors will have an update on progress with service developments and improvement in accommodation in the Education Other Than At School service (EOTAS).  They will also be updated about progress with the Wellbeing and Behaviour Strategy.

You can find copies of all scrutiny agendas here  (the papers for both meetings will be available at the end of the week prior to the meeting).

These are open meetings and members of the public are welcome to observe from the public gallery.
For more information about scrutiny more generally you can visit our website at

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