Estyn welcomes new Chief Inspector

Meilyr Rowlands has taken up the role of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales.

From 1 June he is responsible for leading the inspectorate and overseeing nearly 400 inspections a year, advising the Minister for Education and Skills and supporting the drive for improvement in education.

Meilyr says, “I am delighted and proud to become Estyn’s new Chief Inspector. I look forward to building on the strengths of our inspection system and working with teachers, senior leaders, parents and learners.”

To find out more about Meilyr, please read his biography.

Publication date

Monday, 1 June, 2015