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Seren a Sbarc find the recipe for a trip through Welsh history

Siarter Iaith characters Seren a Sbarc are back with a new book which sees them on a time-travelling trip through Welsh history.

Jeremy Miles - Minister for Education and Welsh Language - May 2021 portrait

All new schools and colleges in Wales to be net zero carbon

Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles has today announced that all new school and college buildings, major refurbishment and extension projects will be required to meet Net Zero Carbon targets from January 1 2022.

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Wales to have new “national steward” to fund, regulate and support all post-16 education

The Welsh Government will today set out its vision to radically reform post-16 education, for the first time ever enshrining in law nine national strategic purposes for the post-compulsory education system.

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New plan to recruit more Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic teachers

The Welsh Government has today announced its intention to introduce financial incentives to help recruit more ethnic minority teachers.

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Funding to improve ventilation in schools and learning environments

£3.31 million will be available to improve ventilation in schools, colleges and universities in Wales, Education Minister Jeremy Miles has announced. 

Jeremy Miles, Minister for Education and Welsh Language / Gweinidog y Gymraeg ac Addysg

Learning of Black, Asian and minority ethnic histories included in new Welsh Curriculum

Wales is set to become the first UK nation to make teaching of Black, Asian and minority ethnic histories and experiences mandatory in the school curriculum

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Support to help increase Welsh language use following the pandemic

Work to support Welsh language skills and use will receive £2.4m in Covid recovery funding, to help keep Wales on its route to doubling the daily use of Welsh by 2050.

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Update on the review into peer-on-peer sexual harassment in education settings

In June 2021, Jeremy Miles, the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, asked Estyn to review the culture and processes at maintained and independent secondary schools to protect and support young people.

Jeremy Miles - Minister for Education and Welsh Language - May 2021 portrait

Extra support for youth mental health announced

Minister for Education and Welsh Language Jeremy Miles has today announced additional funding to help more young people access support for emotional mental health and wellbeing services through youth work approaches.

Jeremy Miles - Minister for Education and Welsh Language - May 2021 portrait

Fresh start to new term with investment to help improve air quality in schools, colleges and universities

  • CO2 sensors to monitor air quality in classrooms and lecture halls
  • New ozone disinfecting machines to speed up cleaning if clusters of Covid-19 infection are identified
  • Supported by £5.9m of Welsh Government funding, as part of measures to help reduce the spread of Covid-19
Jeremy Miles - Minister for Education and Welsh Language - May 2021 portrait

“Take the steps needed to keep learners safe and learning”

With schools, colleges and universities due to re-open following the summer holidays, parents, guardians and learners in Wales are being asked to take some steps to help keep Covid risk down and learners learning.

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Have your say on local taxes on second homes and holiday lets

Views are being sought on potential changes to local taxes which could be used by local authorities to tackle the effects that large numbers of second homes and commercial holiday lets can have in some parts of Wales.