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£24m to ensure no learner left behind
The Welsh Government has today announced over £24m of additional funding to support learners who have felt the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic the most.
Changes to school day to be trialled in Wales
Fourteen schools in Wales will trial providing additional hours this academic year, with up to £2m of funding available to support the scheme, Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles has announced.
£500k to provide free entry to the Urdd Eisteddfod in centenary year
To mark the Urdd’s centenary celebrations, the Welsh Government will provide funding so entry into next year’s Urdd Eisteddfod is free, with the aim of making the eisteddfod accessible to all.
£6.82m to support music and arts in new curriculum
Learners in Wales will have improved opportunities to play and learn with musical instruments, as part of £6.82m in funding announced by Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles to provide additional music resources to schools.
£45m package to train staff and help Welsh SMEs grow
A £45m package of funding that will help small businesses across Wales to grow and support thousands of people to train to work in key sectors is being made available by the Welsh Government, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, announced today.
Welsh language immersion support for learners to be expanded Wales-wide
Welsh language late immersion provision is set to be expanded across Wales, from Conwy to Caerphilly, thanks to Welsh Government funding.
Boost for children’s online safety as Welsh Government becomes first government to join IWF
Welsh language resources will help children spot the signs of online grooming and abuse
Books for all children in Wales will help “ignite passion for reading”
New funding will provide thousands more books for school children across Wales, helping them to improve key reading and speaking skills at a young age.
Seren a Sbarc find the recipe for a trip through Welsh history
Siarter Iaith characters Seren a Sbarc are back with a new book which sees them on a time-travelling trip through Welsh history.
All new schools and colleges in Wales to be net zero carbon
Education and Welsh Language Minister Jeremy Miles has today announced that all new school and college buildings, major refurbishment and extension projects will be required to meet Net Zero Carbon targets from January 1 2022.
Wales to have new “national steward” to fund, regulate and support all post-16 education
The Welsh Government will today set out its vision to radically reform post-16 education, for the first time ever enshrining in law nine national strategic purposes for the post-compulsory education system.
New plan to recruit more Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic teachers
The Welsh Government has today announced its intention to introduce financial incentives to help recruit more ethnic minority teachers.