Decision details

Blended Learning

Decision Maker: Education, Youth & Culture Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Allweddol decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To provide oversight of the work of schools, GwE and the Portfolio to maintain quality educational provision during the pandemic


(a) That the Committee acknowledges the strong partnership working between Flintshire Schools and GwE which has established successful approaches to blended learning for the benefit of learners during the pandemic;


(b) That the Committee is assured of the quality of blended learning in Flintshire Schools to date and notes the positive impact on the professional development of the schools’ workforce to meet this new approach to teaching and learning and commends members of the workforce in meeting the challenges;


(c) That the Committee welcomes the significant investment by Welsh Government in schools’ digital infrastructure but acknowledges this is an area of ever increasing demand to ensure the effective delivery of blended learning moving forward; and


(d) That the Chairman writes to schools’ on behalf of the Committee to thank them for their work and dedication throughout the emergency situation to the benefit of learners.

Report author: Vicky Barlow

Publication date: 18/12/2020

Date of decision: 17/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 17/12/2020 - Education, Youth & Culture Overview & Scrutiny Committee

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