Become an Expert Witness!

Chwarae Teg and the National Assembly for Wales want to increase the number of women who give evidence to Assembly Committees. We particularly wanted to appeal to women from minority groups such as BME, LGBT, TRANSGENDER, WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES and YOUNG WOMEN.

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What?

Become an Expert Witness.

When?

24 April, and 15 May – 2015.

How often?

2 x half-day training session.

These sessions demonstrated good practice in terms of submitting written and oral evidence to committee inquiries and help build confidence and skills for engaging with committees.

Day 1

  • What makes good written evidence

  • What makes good oral evidence

  • Perspective from: an Assembly Member/Chair; Assembly staff; Expert Witnesses

  • Practise preparing a written submission of evidence before the second training session

Day 2

  • Mock oral evidence session, using Assembly staff as committee members

  • Mock media interview with Assembly press officer

  • Feedback on written and oral evidence submitted

The Terms of Reference were: Can you describe your experience of diversity in your place of work? How would you change it to improve it for a diverse workforce?

These events have now ended. Page last updated 17 / 05 / 2015.

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