Member in charge: Leighton Andrews AM - Minister for Children, Education and Lifelong Learning
Date of introduction: 6 December 2010
Date of Royal Approval: 10 May 2011
This Measure puts in place a series of powers and duties that makes collaboration commonplace in the education system in order to improve school governance and to simplify the planning of school places in Wales.
The Measure makes provision to:
- Drive collaboration between local authorities, governing bodies of maintained schools and Further Education Institutions;
- Give local authorities a power to establish a federation of schools;
- Train school governors and to improve clerking of governing bodies; and
- Prevent schools in future from changing category so as to become foundation schools and to prevent new foundation schools being built.
Stage 1 consideration by the Legislation Committee No. 5
Stage 1 report on the proposed Education (Wales) Measure 2011- 21 January 2011
Stage 2 Consideration by the Legislation Committee No 5
Stage 3 & Stage 4 Consideration was in Plenary on 29 March 2011