The Wales Education Commission brings together distinguished individuals who are considered leading thinkers with a record of outstanding success in their own fields of education. 


Drawn from across the globe, members of the Commission bring their individual thoughts, experience and challenges to bear on the work required to improve the quality of education in Wales.


The Education Commission provides advice, guidance and commentary on the challenges faced in Wales and the progress made within Yr Athrofa to raise standards.

Optimistic and energised

Professor David Woods on the challenge ahead.

An aspirational agenda

Laura Perille on advancing frontline teaching.

Bringing together powerful minds

Paul Collard is excited by the Commission’s potential.

A really interesting moment

Professor Trevor Gale considers the similarities between Wales and Scotland.

Education for all

Amy Sanders champions the importance of equity in education.

Thinking about the future

Professor Mick Waters hopes his insight and knowledge of Welsh schools will make a difference.

Equity in education

Dr Carol Campbell is keen to support pupils, teachers and school leaders.