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Student filmmakers spotlight diversity in education workforce

The Riverfront in Newport has rolled out the red carpet for young filmmakers from Llanwern High School and Ysgol Glantaf.

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Package of support announced to boost Welsh language teacher recruitment

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has announced a new bursary and grant to increase the number of teachers who can speak Welsh.

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Wales first in the UK to increase Education Maintenance Allowance payment

Wales is set to be the first UK nation to increase the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) payment, the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles has confirmed.

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Free school meals to be served up during Easter holidays.

Free school meal holiday provision will continue to be available to children from lower income families for the Easter and Whitsun school holidays.

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More than £46m to support community schemes and tackle inequality in schools across Wales

Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles has announced £40m of new capital funding to place schools at the heart of their local communities.

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Proposals published to enable all pupils in Wales to become confident Welsh speakers by 2050

The Welsh Government, as part of the Co-operation Agreement with Plaid Cymru, has published a White Paper setting out proposals for a new Welsh Language Education Bill. The Bill will take steps to enable all pupils in Wales to become confident Welsh speakers through the statutory education system.

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Three new net zero carbon schools to be built - with design help from school pupils

Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles has today (Friday March 24th) announced three new net zero carbon schools will be built, one in north Wales, one in south-west Wales and a third in south-east Wales.

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Launch of incentive to attract a more diverse teaching workforce

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has officially launched an incentive to attract more people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds into teaching.

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£60m to make schools and colleges across Wales more sustainable

Schools and colleges across Wales are set to benefit from £60m in funding to make buildings more energy efficient. The Minister for Education and Welsh Language Jeremy Miles has announced £50m for schools and £10m in funding for Further Education colleges.

Welsh Government

Free school meals extended for April and May holidays

Free school meal holiday provision will continue to be available to children from lower income families for the Easter and Whitsun school holidays, the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has confirmed today (March 9th).

 

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£2.1m for young people with additional learning needs in further education

The Minister for Education and the Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has announced new funding over three years to improve the experiences of further education students with additional learning needs (ALN).

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Programme offers new route into Welsh secondary teaching

The Minister for Education and Welsh language has announced that the Cynllun Pontio, a programme which trains primary school teachers to become secondary school teachers, will continue for the next academic year.