3PB identifies flaws in the draft Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

8th July 2020

3PB’s specialist public law barrister Matthew WyardMatthew WyardCall: 2014 has reviewed the draft Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) bill. The bill was introduced to the Senedd on 6 July 2020 without prior public consultation.

Matthew concludes that whilst the background and the rationale to the Bill are admirable, the way in which the Bill is drafted and the lack of consideration given to how its provisions will work in practise are worrying features. He calls for revisions of the draft Bill and new consideration of its implementation in Welsh schools.

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