Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
Supporting People budget protected
The Supporting People budget for local authorities in 2017-18 has been protected at the same level as this year.
- First Minister celebrates the inspiring winners of the 2017 St David Awards
- Welsh Government confirms commitment to £1bn of innovative investment in infrastructure
- Supporting People budget protected
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Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
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Education and skills
23 March 2017
Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has praised St Julian’s Primary for its part in developing how digital skills will be used in the curriculum throughout Wales.
17 March 2017
Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams has wished pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun, Aberdare good luck ahead of their appearance at the final of prestigious UK national engineering awards...
16 March 2017
Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has praised the pupils and staff at St Christopher’s Special school in Wrexham after a visit today (Thurs 16th March).
15 March 2017
Partnership between Jesus College Oxford and Wales’ brightest students unveiled at major education summit
Students from each of the 11 Seren Network hubs across Wales will be given the opportunity to apply for the four-day summer school.
15 March 2017
New rules for the courses that train teachers in Wales are part of the drive to attract the best talent to the profession, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams announced today.
13 March 2017
A new £40m school for Port Talbot has been officially opened by Education Secretary Kirsty Williams today (Mon 13th March).
07 March 2017
Funding for five new build primary schools in the Gwernyfed catchment area of Powys has been approved by the Welsh Government.
04 March 2017
Welsh teachers have come back down to earth following a trip to the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN), Switzerland.
02 March 2017
New proposals to revamp teaching standards in Wales have been revealed by the Education Secretary Kirsty Williams (Thurs 2nd March).
01 March 2017
A new expert group to advise on healthy relationships in the current school curriculum is to be set up, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams announced today (Weds 1st March).
28 February 2017
Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has welcomed a new report by the OECD that recognises the progress being made to reform the Welsh education system (Tues 28th Feb).
13 February 2017
Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams today announced £1 million to establish a National Endowment for Music, which will enable more young people to access musical opportunities.
08 February 2017
Plans for an investment of £20 million for those with addition learning needs have been announced by Minister for Lifelong Learning Alun Davies.
07 February 2017
Kirsty Williams today launched a new Online Safety Zone for Welsh teachers and learners on Hwb, our digital learning platform.
07 February 2017
Aligning the Apprenticeship model to the needs of the Welsh Economy sets out the Welsh Government’s vision for addressing the needs of Welsh businesses and the wider economy.
02 February 2017
Proposed changes to supply teaching in Wales have been set out in an independent report published today (Thurs 2nd Feb).
31 January 2017
A new strategic authority to oversee skills, funding for research and the higher and further education sectors in Wales is to be created, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams announced today.
31 January 2017
New information on the performance of schools in Wales which shows a fall in the number of schools in need of the most support, has been welcomed by Education Secretary Kirsty Williams.
23 January 2017
A new £36m fund to reduce infant class sizes and raise standards has been announced by the Education Secretary Kirsty Williams today.
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