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Teachers' Professional Learning and Education

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The National Assembly for Wales’ Children, Young People and Education Committee is undertaking an inquiry on teachers’ professional learning and education, in particular, the readiness of the workforce to implement the new curriculum. It is specifically seeking evidence on:

  • arrangements for continuing professional development for the current workforce;
  • the role of initial teacher education;
  • the sufficiency of the future workforce.


Disclosure of Information

The Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information is available; please ensure that you have considered these details carefully before submitting information to the Committee.  Alternatively a hard copy of this policy can be requested by contacting the Clerk.


Invitation to contribute to the consultation

The Committee would like to invite you to submit written evidence to assist with the inquiry. The Committee welcomes responses in Welsh or English from both individuals and organisations.


Submissions should be no longer than five sides of A4, with numbered paragraphs, and should focus on matters set out above. Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.


Responses should be submitted by Friday 27 January 2017.  It may not be possible to take into account responses received after this date. 


Committee Survey

As part of the consultation process, the Committee has also launched a joint survey with the Public Accounts Committee seeking views on teachers’ professional learning and education.


Survey on teachers’ professional learning and education

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Children, Young People and Education Committee
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Telephone: 0300 200 6565