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Schools playing key role in supporting communities through cost-of-living crisis

As the cost-of-living crisis continues to affect families, schools across Wales are playing a vital role in supporting their local communities.

School reading

Over £7m to support the next generation of Welsh speakers

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language has announced over £7m will be invested in 11 Welsh medium education and childcare projects across Wales.

FE Funding

Cost of Living Support for Further Education Students

As further education learners head back to a new term, there is help available to FE students in Wales to support their studies as the cost-of-living crisis continues to effect people.

Welsh Government

Have your say on how Welsh-speaking communities can be strengthened

A group of experts want to hear your views on how to protect the future of our Welsh-speaking communities.

16.05.22 Ministers Music launch Swansea School 99. Photo credit - Mike Hall

Free digital platform is music to the ears of teachers and pupils

Every child and young person in Wales will have free access to a new bilingual digital music platform to help them discover their first musical notes.

JM Jeremy Miles Education Minister - School Portrait, March 2021

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.

Welsh Government

£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.

Welsh Government

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.

FM Learner Dialogue session

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.

Whitmore Barry - ALN PN

£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).

 

Her Ysgolion Cynaliadwy - Sustainable Schools Challenge Fund -2

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.

Dysgu Cymraeg

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.