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New schemes to raise maths standards

Work to improve standards of maths in Welsh schools is progressing with new schemes in place helping to boost confidence, develop skills and encourage more take up.

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20 million additional free school meals served up in Wales through “transformational” initiative

The First Minister has announced that over 20 million additional meals have been served since the rollout of universal free meals to all primary pupils in Wales began in September 2022.

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Exciting line up of Welsh talent revealed for prestigious 'Skills Olympics'

Six talented young apprentices and students from Wales have been selected to represent Team UK at WorldSkills Lyon 2024.

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More funding and consistency for children with additional learning needs

The Cabinet Secretary for Education will today (Wednesday 8th May) set out how she will ensure additional learning needs (ALN) reforms are being implemented consistently in Welsh schools and local authorities.

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Don’t miss out on help with school essentials

88% of those eligible have claimed their free School Essentials grant to help with costs like school uniform, shoes, bags, sports kit and equipment. Have you claimed yours?

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Welsh Government in push to attract STEM teachers to Wales - “Every day you could be the one positive thing that child needs”

With British Science Week reaching its conclusion, prospective STEM teachers are being urged to explore the range of incentives available in Wales as applications are currently open.

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Welsh Government to pay for all RAAC repairs in schools

The Education Minister, Jeremy Miles, has today announced new capital funding of more than £12.5m to improve school and college buildings throughout Wales.

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Welsh Government wants your views on 14 to 16 learning under the Curriculum for Wales

Numeracy? Literacy? Life Skills? Advice on what to do next? Welsh Government invites parents to give their views on what 14-16 year olds should learn.

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Youth Work Excellence Awards: Winners announced

The Youth Work Excellence Awards are a chance to recognise and celebrate the outstanding youth work taking place across Wales. The winners of this year’s awards were announced last night at a ceremony in Llandudno.

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Celebrating Youth Work excellence in Wales

The Youth Work Excellence Awards are a chance to recognise and celebrate the outstanding youth work taking place across Wales. This year’s event is no exception with 27 youth workers and youth organisations in the finals.

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Special school pupils head to Europe thanks to Taith funding

On a visit to Portfield Special School in Haverfordwest, the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, met pupils and staff who have taken part in an exchange trip to Sweden and Belgium, which has been made possible thanks to Taith funding.

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Safer Internet Day 2024: Pupils get together to make a difference online

Cyberbullying, misinformation and inadequate regulation of apps are just some of the issues youngsters say they are most worried about when it comes to online safety, according to a group of young people from Wales.