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“Exciting new era for education in Wales” as schools embrace new Curriculum

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has heralded an “exciting new era” for education in Wales, as he visited a school today to see children learning with the new Curriculum for Wales.

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Cost of living support for university students

Living costs should never be a barrier to studying at university, which is why Wales provides the most generous living costs grants in the UK.

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Free school meals for lower income families to continue in school holidays

The Welsh Government has announced that free school meals will continue to be provided to children from lower income families in Wales during the school holidays, up until the end of next year’s February half term.

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Education Minister congratulates GCSE students on their results

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has congratulated young people across Wales as they receive their GCSE, Welsh Baccalaureate and vocational qualification results.

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Education Minister congratulates learners on results day

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has congratulated learners across Wales as A-level, AS, Welsh Baccalaureate and vocational qualification learners received their results this morning.

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Financial support available for learners and their families

Many families will be worried about the rising cost of living, especially while preparing for the new school term. There is support available for learners and their families in Wales who may be struggling to afford school costs such as uniform and transport, as well as some free schemes to help your child with their learning.

Here are eight education subsidies and schemes that you could qualify for.

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New actions to protect Welsh-speaking communities

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language will today provide a preview of the actions which are part of the Welsh Government’s plans to safeguard communities where Welsh is the main language and where there are large numbers of second homes.

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£4.85m for Food and Fun this summer

Sessions to provide children and young people with healthy meals and educational activities are back on the menu this summer with the return of Food and Fun.

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Pupils shine bright at summer school pilot

Year 11 pupils from across Wales have been taking part in a residential summer school funded by the Welsh Government as part of the Seren Foundation programme.

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Cymru footballers and Welsh Government team up to tackle online sexual harassment

The Football Association of Wales and the Welsh Government have launched a new video today, featuring several Cymru players, that aims to help tackle the issue of online sexual harassment.

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Plans for 23 new Welsh-medium primary schools to be created

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language will set out today how local authorities aim to increase Welsh-medium education in their areas.

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E-sgol programme to be expanded to all of Wales

The Welsh Government will expand e-sgol, the programme which enables GCSE and A-level students to join classes at other schools via video link, to every part of Wales from September 2023.