On Wednesday 24 June 2020, the Education Minister Kirsty Williams MS answered questions from children and young people during the Welsh Government’s daily press conference.
Over 80 questions were submitted to the Children’s Commissioner’s office. The Commissioner’s team chose 11 of these questions to be answered by the Minister. The Minister answered these questions during the Welsh Government’s daily press conference on Tuesday 24 June at 12:30.
The opportunity to submit questions has now closed.
What happens now?
The Commissioner’s team has sent all the questions they received from children and young people to the Education Minister’s team. The Education Minister’s team will respond to the question themes, which include returning to school and the impact of lockdown on school grades and exams.
The Commissioner’s team will publish the Welsh Government’s response on this website once they have responded.
The Children’s Commissioner’s team has already contact the children and young people whose questions were answered by the Minister during the press conference.
Still want to have your say?
The Children, Young People and Education Committee is holding an inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on children and young people in Wales. You can contribute to the inquiry by emailing the Committee.