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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.

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Early years settings ready to support roll out of Curriculum for Wales

The Education Minister, Jeremy Miles, has praised the work of early years settings as they prepare to support the roll out of the new Curriculum for Wales.

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£25m to kick-start free school meals for all primary school children in Wales

£25m is being invested in school kitchen and dining infrastructure, as part of plans to roll out free school meals to all primary school children in Wales, the Welsh Government has announced.

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Funding for staff well-being trebled as part of ‘whole school approach’ to mental health

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has announced that funding for mental health and well-being support for school staff will be trebled in the next financial year.

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Extra £4.5m to support children and young people with additional learning needs

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has announced that learners with Additional Learning Needs (ALN) will benefit from a further £4.5million investment.

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£25m investment in Community Focused schools to tackle the impact of poverty

Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles has announced almost £25m of investment in the next financial year to tackle the impact of poverty on young people’s attainment.

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Minister sets out plans to support further education sector

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has set out his vision for further education in Wales that puts supporting staff and learners at its heart.

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Bilingual Educational Resources Company to be created by Wales, for Wales

This World Book Day, Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles has announced plans to set up a bilingual educational resources company. The new venture will ensure a range of Welsh and bilingual language resources are available to support the new Curriculum for Wales.

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Major new projects announced to grow Welsh language

  • 11 new capital projects across Wales to expand Welsh-medium education
  • £1.2m to support the Urdd’s recovery from the pandemic
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More families to receive support with costs of the school day

More families in Wales will receive extra funding to help with costs such as uniform and sports kit as a result of £3.3m of Welsh Government funding.

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Free Welsh lessons available to all 16 – 25s and teaching staff

The Welsh Government has announced that free Welsh lessons will be made available to anyone between 16 – 25 year old and to all education practitioners.  

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Over £190,000 funding for Mudiad Meithrin will help nurture new Welsh speakers

Jeremy Miles, the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, has announced an extra £191,000 in funding to support Mudiad Meithrin, including funding to help restart parent and toddler groups, Cylch Ti a Fi.