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“Radical action needed to create a truly equitable education system for all.”
In a keynote speech to the Bevan Foundation later today (16th June), the Education Minister will outline measures to tackle the impact of poverty on educational attainment and set high standards for all.
Six things you may not know about the new Curriculum for Wales
Today the new Curriculum for Wales took another step closer, following the making of legislation setting out which secondary schools and settings will begin teaching their new curriculum from September.
Urdd Youth Theatre to return to the limelight
The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has announced new funding to support the re-launch of the Urdd’s national youth theatre, Cwmni Theatr Ieuenctid Cymru.
Number of new Welsh-medium student teachers rises to 27% of total
The Welsh Government has today published the latest data on student teachers in Wales.
Education Minister Jeremy Miles visits Coleg Llandrillo to talk about mental health
This week, the Education Minister, Jeremy Miles, visited Coleg Llandrillo to discuss the important work they are undertaking to support staff and learners’ mental health.
10-year plan launched to increase the number of Welsh-speaking teachers
The Welsh Government has today published its 10-year plan to increase the number of school staff who can teach through the medium of Welsh.
Welsh universities change lives with artificial intelligence and data science
Welsh Government investment in universities collaborating in data science and artificial intelligence is changing lives and helping Wales become an international leader in the field. As part of the Digital Strategy for Wales, £500,000 of funding is being shared between 22 innovative projects.
Funding for music education trebled to the tune of £13.5m
Every child will have the opportunity to benefit from music education as part of the Welsh Government’s plans for a national music service, which will help ensure no child misses out due to a lack of means.
Covid-19 guidance for universities and colleges changes
The Welsh Government has formally removed the Infection Control Framework for Higher and Further Education institutions from today.
Schools’ Covid guidance aligned to businesses and other workplaces
The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has announced that Covid-19 measures for schools in Wales will be brought into line with guidance for businesses and other organisations.
Children’s language and literacy project to be expanded
A project which has supported over 500 children to improve their language, communication and reading skills hopes to help up to 2,000 more across Wales, thanks to £290,000 from the Welsh Government.
Placements for Newly Qualified Teachers to continue until summer
The Welsh Government has announced it will extend its programme of school placements for Newly Qualified Teachers until the end of the school year.