SIGNIFICANT progress has been made in the past three years on 32
of the recommendations in The Church in Wales Education
Feature, 12 February 2010). The document, originally
discussed by the GB in 2009, made 70 recommendations to the Church
in Wales, the Welsh government, and other bodies.
Presenting an interim report, the Bishop of St
Asaph, the Rt Revd Gregory Cameron, quoted the Provincial
Education Officer, the Revd Edwin Counsell, as saying that diocesan
directors of education needed two skills: "Experience in the
diplomatic service, and some time spent in the Special Air Service
He said: "We have to fight our corner with government at
national and local level." The review and its implementation "has
strengthened our hand as a provider of education".
A motion welcoming the progress was passed unanimously.