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Education (Wales) Measure 2011

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All reference to 'Parts' and 'sections' are from the Education (Wales) Measure 2011. For other versions of these Explanatory Notes, see More Resources.

  1. Introduction

  2. Commentary on Sections

    1. Part 1: Collaboration by education bodies

      1. Section 1 – Education bodies

      2. Section 2 - The collaboration objective

      3. Section 3 - Duty of education body to collaborate

      4. Section 4 - Meaning of ‘powers of collaboration’

      5. Section 5 - Powers to collaborate

      6. Section 6 - Regulations about the power to collaborate

      7. Section 7 – Guidance

      8. Section 8 – Interpretation of this Part

      9. Section 9 - Minor and consequential amendments

    2. Part 2: School Governance

      1. Chapter 1: Federation of maintained schools

        1. Section 10 - Federation of schools by governing bodies

        2. Section 11 – Proposals by local authorities to federate schools

        3. Section 12 – Implementation of proposals under section 11

        4. Section 13 – Single governing body for federations

        5. Section 14 – Regulations in relation to federations

        6. Section 15 – Identification of small maintained schools in Wales for the purposes of this Chapter

        7. Section 16 - Federation of schools causing concern by direction of the Welsh Ministers

        8. Section 17 – Guidance given by Welsh Ministers

        9. Section 18 – Federations: supplementary provisions

        10. Section 19 – Minor and consequential amendments to the Education Act 2002

        11. Section 20 – Minor and consequential amendments to the Education Act 2005

        12. Section 21 – Interpretation of this Chapter

      2. Chapter 2: Training for governors and clerks and provision of clerks

        1. Section 22 – Information and training for governors of maintained schools

        2. Section 23 – Duty of local authorities to provide clerks to the governing bodies of maintained schools

        3. Section 24 – Training for clerks to the governing bodies of maintained schools

        4. Section 25 – Duty of local authorities to secure availability of training for Clerks

    3. Foundation schools

      Part 3: Foundation Schools

      1. Section 26 - Prohibition of establishment of new foundation schools

      2. Section 27 - Prohibition of change of category to foundation school

      3. Section 28 - Savings: proposals to establish new foundation schools

      4. Section 29 – Savings: proposals to change category to foundation schools

      5. Section 30 - Supplementary powers

    4. Part 4: General

      1. Section 31 - General interpretation

      2. Section 32 - Orders and regulations

      3. Section 33 – Commencement

      4. Section 34 - Short title and inclusion of Measure within the Education Acts

  3. Record of Proceedings in National Assembly for Wales

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