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Special school pupils head to Europe thanks to Taith funding

On a visit to Portfield Special School in Haverfordwest, the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, met pupils and staff who have taken part in an exchange trip to Sweden and Belgium, which has been made possible thanks to Taith funding.

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Communities coming together to celebrate Welsh music on Dydd Miwsig Cymru

Music is a great way to bring people together and to enjoy in the Welsh language, the Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, said today. As part of Dydd Miwsig Cymru (Welsh language music day) celebrations on 9 February, the Welsh Government is supporting a series of gigs in community-led cooperative pubs across Wales.

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Safer Internet Day 2024: Pupils get together to make a difference online

Cyberbullying, misinformation and inadequate regulation of apps are just some of the issues youngsters say they are most worried about when it comes to online safety, according to a group of young people from Wales.

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Applications open for Welsh-speaking teachers looking to return to Wales

The Welsh Government has today announced that it is now recruiting for its popular ‘Cynllun Pontio’– aimed at attracting Welsh-speaking teachers to secondary schools in Wales.

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How a community focussed school in Newport is tackling inequality

The Education Minister Jeremy Miles has met with staff, pupils and parents at Maindee Primary school in Newport, to see how a community focussed school is helping to ensure all learners reach their full potential.

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Welsh Government and NSPCC in plan to stop sexual harassment in schools

The Welsh Government is working with NSPCC Cymru and young people to understand the solutions to preventing harmful behaviour.

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RAAC: All schools in Wales open to all pupils

The Welsh Government's investment in its education buildings has paid dividend, with no further cases of RAAC having been identified in Wales and all schools now open for all pupils, the Education Minister, Jeremy Miles, said today.

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The Citizen's Curriculum: Empowering adult learners in Wales

On a visit to Oasis in Cardiff, the Minister for Education and Welsh Language Jeremy Miles, had the chance to see how a Welsh Government funded project was helping volunteer teachers teach English to refugees and asylum seekers.

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Minister commits to renewed national focus on reading, maths and science

Plans are in place to regain pre-pandemic progress in reading, maths and science, says Education Minister Jeremy Miles as PISA results are published.

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New plans to drive forward improvement in maths and literacy

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has today announced details of plans to improve literacy and numeracy, as part of wider efforts to deal with impacts of the Covid pandemic in schools. 

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Welsh Government wants your views on the school calendar

A consultation will open on 21 November on changing the school calendar, so breaks are spread out more evenly, including a 2-week half term autumn break.

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New life for former Hermon chapel with the help of the Welsh Government

Work has begun to develop an old chapel in Hermon, Pembrokeshire, into a heritage centre, café, and affordable flats, thanks to the efforts of local people and the help of the Welsh Government’s Project Perthyn grant.