- 1983-1993 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
0.744 cubic metres (26 boxes)
Name of creator
Hywel I. Evans, the first Chairman of the Curriculum Council for Wales, was born in Bebington, in the Wirral on 17 March 1930. He studied theology at Jesus College, Oxford. He lectured at University College Bangor from 1962 to 1972, where he was given responsibility for the development of training. He became Principal of the Teacher Training College, Wrexham in 1972, and stayed until 1975 when he was appointed Associate Principal (Academic) of the North Wales Institute. In 1979 he left the Institute and was appointed Headmaster of Ysgol Aberconwy. He was appointed the first Chairman of the Curriculum Council for Wales in 1988. He was also nominated to serve as the Welsh representative on the School Curriculum Development Committee in 1984 and was appointed Vice-Chairman of its Committee for Wales.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mr Hywel I. Evans, Llety'r Adar, Conwy, June 1999.; A1999/66
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds comprises records, 1983-1993, relating to the implementation of the national curriculum in England and Wales pursuant to the provisions of the 1988 Education Reform Act. The records were accumulated by Hywel I. Evans as chair of the Curriculum Council for Wales, and as a member of other committees which were responsible for the implementation of the national curriculum in Wales and England.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All of Hywel I. Evans's papers donated to the Library have been retained.
Accruals are not expected
System of arrangement
Arranged at NLW according to provenance into four groups: National Curriculum Council, 1985-1993, School Curriculum Development Committee, 1983-1989, School Examinations and Assessment Council, 1989-1991, and the Curriculum Council for Wales, 1986-1993.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Records of the National Curriculum Council, School Curriculum Development Committee and The School Examinations and Assessment Council are public records. Parts of the fonds are closed: see file level descriptions. Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy is available in NLW.
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Rules and/or conventions used
This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Sally McInnes.
The following sources were used in the compliation of this list: Introducing the National Curriculum Council (1989) and NCC Annual Report, 1988-1989; School Curriculum Development Committee: Committee for Wales (1985); SEAC and its work (1990); Curriculum Council for Wales, Annual Reports, 1988-1990, 1990-1991.