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Welsh Government sets out the next five years for Cymraeg 2050

The Welsh Government has published its new five-year Work Programme for Cymraeg 2050, the national strategy to reach 1 million Welsh speakers by 2050.

JM Jeremy Miles Education Minister - School Portrait, March 2021

Changes to keep schools safe and learners learning

Education Minister Jeremy Miles has today written to all headteachers and principals in Wales to provide more clarity on how schools and colleges can continue to operate safely when they return in September.

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New college courses for jobs in the green economy

The Welsh Government has awarded £2 million to further education colleges to provide training for jobs in the green economy.

JM Jeremy Miles Education Minister - School Portrait, March 2021

More support to press on with curriculum reform

Jeremy Miles today confirmed he is to provide additional support for schools to enable the momentum behind the introduction of our new Curriculum for Wales to continue and to rollout in primary schools and non-maintained nursery settings from September 2022.

JM Jeremy Miles Education Minister - School Portrait, March 2021

Plans to introduce contact groups in universities and colleges

Jeremy Miles has today outlined further plans to introduce contact groups for adult learners in Higher and Further Education.

JM Jeremy Miles Education Minister - School Portrait, March 2021

New actions to ‘create space’ for schools announced

Jeremy Miles today set out a series of measures we will take to create more capacity and ease potential pressures within the Welsh education system, providing further clarity on what the next year academic year will look like.

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Major funding boost to support personalised learner support

The Welsh Government will provide £33m to support learners in colleges and sixth forms across Wales, as part of the £150m it has committed to the education response to Covid-19.

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Extra funding for learning and early years passes £150m during Covid

The Welsh Government has today announced an extra £19m to support education and early years settings, taking spending on learning for under 18s to over £150m since the start of the pandemic.

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Views sought on new Curriculum guidance

The Welsh Government has opened a consultation on additional guidance for the new Curriculum for Wales.