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Proposals to consider changes to school uniform policies
- New consultation on school uniforms launched
- Cost for school items to be considered as cost-of-living crisis hits families
Parents, guardians, and learners are being asked to consider if school logos on uniforms are necessary, as part of a new consultation launched today by the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles.
£3m skills boost to the digital and green sector
A Welsh Government-funded programme helping people aged 19 and over to improve their skills and employment prospects has received a £3m boost to focus on digital and net zero skills, Ministers have confirmed today.
Anti-racist training launched to support new Curriculum for Wales
New high quality, free, diversity and anti-racist professional learning (DARPL) is now available to all education professionals across Wales, as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic histories and experiences become a mandatory part of the Curriculum for Wales.
From the Senedd to the classroom: First Minister takes questions from school pupils
First Minister Mark Drakeford faced a different kind of grilling this week as he took questions from school pupils in an online Q&A session.
£20m to improve ALN facilities
The Education Minister Jeremy Miles has announced £20m of funding for local authorities to improve or create inclusive spaces and facilities to support learners with Additional Learning Needs (ALN).
Welsh communities invited to build innovative new schools
Welsh local authorities have been invited to bid to build two new schools, the Welsh Government has announced, as it launches its Sustainable Schools Challenge.
Free Welsh lessons now available for 18-25s and teaching staff
Young people and education staff in Wales can now access free Welsh lessons as part of a Welsh Government initiative to increase the number of Welsh speakers.
The commitment is part of the Co-Operation Agreement with Plaid Cymru.
“Exciting new era for education in Wales” as schools embrace new Curriculum
The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has heralded an “exciting new era” for education in Wales, as he visited a school today to see children learning with the new Curriculum for Wales.
Cost of living support for university students
Living costs should never be a barrier to studying at university, which is why Wales provides the most generous living costs grants in the UK.
Free school meals for lower income families to continue in school holidays
The Welsh Government has announced that free school meals will continue to be provided to children from lower income families in Wales during the school holidays, up until the end of next year’s February half term.
More children in Wales start receiving free school meals in action to tackle cost-of-living crisis
As children go back to school, First Minister Mark Drakeford and leader of Plaid Cymru Adam Price have welcomed the start of the expansion of free school meals to primary school children in Wales.
Education Minister congratulates GCSE students on their results
The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has congratulated young people across Wales as they receive their GCSE, Welsh Baccalaureate and vocational qualification results.