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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.

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Support will help newly qualified teachers into new roles

New teachers in Wales who saw their training disrupted by the pandemic will receive a term of employment to help them into their new roles, thanks to an extra £1.7m in Welsh Government support.

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“Huge well done to GCSE and vocational learners across Wales” – Education Minister

The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has congratulated learners in Wales receiving their GCSE and vocational qualification results today.

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Minister celebrates ‘remarkable achievement’ of class of 2021

Education Minister Jeremy Miles has praised the achievements of students all over Wales as 2021 A, AS, VQ and Skills Challenge Certificates results are published.

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Wales’ highly efficient research sector “punches above its weight” – new report

Wales’ research institutions achieve results beyond their scale, according to a report published today (Monday, August 2)

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New Estyn Chief Inspector announced

The First Minister has today announced her Majesty the Queen has accepted the recommendation that Owen Evans should become the new HM Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales.

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“Children don’t stop needing help just because it’s summer”

Welsh Government support will help thousands of children across Wales stay active, connected and engaged during the summer.

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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.

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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.

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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.