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Education Minister on visit to Oasis for Citizen's curriculum

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.

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Free Welsh lessons make it easier than ever for people to learn the language

The first year of giving free Welsh lessons for young people and staff in the education sector has been a success according to the Welsh Government, making it easier than ever for people to learn the language.

The scheme is part of the Welsh Government's Co-operation Agreement with Plaid Cymru.

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Early intervention key to tackling attendance

The Education Minister Jeremy Miles has today published new guidance to help schools to work with families and relevant agencies to make sure learners come to school.

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School Essentials Grant helps over 100,000 children in Wales

Low-income families can get up to £200 to help with essentials like school uniform, shoes, bags, stationery, sports kit and equipment.

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How community focussed schools are helping to tackle inequality

As Wales face Argentina this weekend in the quarter finals of the Rugby World Cup, Ysgol Llangynwyd in Maesteg is not just celebrating Wales’s sporting success, with former pupil Dewi Lake leading the squad, but is also set to benefit from £155,000 for the refurbishment of their sports facilities.

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Life-changing international learning experiences for over 11,000 people – thanks to Taith

Since launching in 2022, Taith – the Welsh Government’s international learning exchange programme – has awarded funding to allow over 11,000 people to learn, study and volunteer all over the world.

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£20m to improve learning spaces for learners with additional learning needs

During a visit to Ysgol y Bedol in Carmarthenshire, the Minister for Education and the Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, announced the £20m for schools to transform the experiences of disabled children and those with additional learning needs.

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New advice for schools about vaping

Today, Public Health Wales has published new guidance for secondary schools to tackle vaping.