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Kirsty Williams outlines ‘mixed economy’ education vision

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:55
A modern public service education system should celebrate equity, excellence and greater school autonomy, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams will say in a keynote speech this evening.

New fund sees appointment of 80 new teachers to reduce class sizes

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:19
Schools across Wales are to benefit from 80 new teachers as a result of a £36 million fund to reduce infant class sizes, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has announced.

Schools to share in over £90m to help disadvantaged learners

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:39
Schools across Wales are to share in over £90m in 2018-19 to help their most disadvantaged learners, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has announced.

Wales could lead the way in attracting women into industry, says Eluned Morgan

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 18:42
Wales has the potential to lead from the front when it comes to attracting more women into engineering.

Shortlist revealed for Professional Teaching Awards

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 18:09
24 educational professionals from Wales have been announced as finalists for the national awards

Education Secretary launches new Foundation Phase Excellence Network

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 08:00
A new network which aims to improve the teaching and learning of the Foundation Phase across all schools and education settings in Wales is to be launched.

School business managers playing vital role in reducing headteachers’ workload - Kirsty Williams

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 15:52
Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has thanked school business managers from across Wales for their role in reducing headteachers’ workload.

New employability plan aims to tackle unemployment and economic inactivity

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 00:01
The plan, which complements the recently published Economic Action Plan, sets out four main actions for improving employability...

OECD and Estyn to develop self-evaluation framework for teachers

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:17
Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams, has announced that OECD and Estyn will be working on a new self-evaluation framework for teachers.

Wales cannot fulfil its economic potential until we ensure our most vulnerable fulfil theirs – Minister

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 15:09
Wales cannot fulfil its economic potential until we ensure our most vulnerable fulfil theirs – Minister

Kirsty Williams cuts the turf at the new site for Brecon High

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 16:40
Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams has been in Brecon today [12/03/18] for a turf cutting ceremony to mark the official launch of works on the building of a replacement site for Brecon High.

“Let’s work together and seize the opportunity of devolved teachers’ pay and conditions” – Kirsty Williams

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 07:00
The devolution of teachers’ pay and conditions is an opportunity to elevate the status of the teaching profession in Wales, says Education Secretary Kirsty Williams.

Minister celebrates International Women’s Day and National Apprenticeship Week with female engineers of the future

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:38
Minister celebrates International Women’s Day and National Apprenticeship Week with female engineers of the future

Kirsty Williams announces £14 million for school repairs

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 00:28
Schools are to receive £14 million for small scale repairs and maintenance under plans announced today by Education Secretary Kirsty Williams.

Kirsty Williams announces £3 million of support for Wales’ brightest and most talented pupils

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 16:31
Wales’ brightest and most talented pupils are set to benefit from £3 million of support over two years as part of plans announced today by Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams.

Recruitment events to identify skills talent for over 100 new vacancies coming to South East Wales

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:43
Recruitment events to identify skills talent for over 100 new vacancies coming to South East Wales

Minister celebrates 5,000 opportunities created by Lift

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:12
The Minister attended a special event at Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan in Ebbw Vale, where she met some of those helped by the programme and their mentors.

Minister visits Monkton to discuss adult learning initiative

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:51
Minister visits Monkton to discuss adult learning initiative

£100m to deliver 21st Century Schools

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 10:35
£100m is to be invested over the next three years to accelerate the delivery of the flagship 21st Century Schools and Education programme.

Seren Network unveils ‘life-changing’ scholarship with Yale University, as independent report finds project is ‘adding value’ and ‘plugging gaps’

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 09:00
Seren Network unveils ‘life-changing’ scholarship with Yale University, as independent report finds project is ‘adding value’ and ‘plugging gaps’