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Wales outperforms England and Northern Ireland in reduced CO2 emission from recycling
Wales is the leading UK nation in recycling emissions saved per person.
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- Wales outperforms England and Northern Ireland in reduced CO2 emission from recycling
Section highlightHistoric Environment (Wales) BillThe Bill will support the positive management of change in the Welsh historic environment.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightTaxes in Wales
The devolution of some taxes to Wales from April 2018 provides us with the opportunity to reshape those taxes to better meet our circumstances and priorities.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
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Education and skills
22 May 2015
Apprenticeships benefit the person involved, the company and the country as a whole Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology Julie James said when she met apprentices at Holyhead Marine Services.
13 May 2015
The Welsh Government’s flagship Foundation Phase has led to overall improvements in pupil’s educational achievements, their well being and their engagement in learning according to new research.
13 May 2015
Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Julie James has outlined how Jobs Growth Wales will secure jobs for 2,900 young people this year across the whole of Wales.
12 May 2015
First Minister and Education Minister have announced that Welsh for Adults will in future be led on a national level by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
08 May 2015
Education Minister, Huw Lewis, will today see how Schools Challenge Cymru has helped one Ebbw Vale school to develop an “app” that enhances parental involvement
05 May 2015
With less than a week before the first phase of the Great Debate on the future of the curriculum in Wales draws to a close, Huw Lewis urges people who have not had their say, to get involved.
27 April 2015
A tour of BMW’s motorcycle factory in Berlin was just one of the visits Deputy Minister, Julie James, made during a fact finding mission to Germany.
21 April 2015
Minister for Education and Skills, Huw Lewis has today announced the appointment of two new members to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW).
15 April 2015
Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Julie James, has welcomed new figures showing a decline in the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) during 2014.
10 April 2015
Deputy Minister for Skills, Julie James has dismissed any question of the Welsh Government’s flagship Jobs Growth Wales programme being scrapped.
01 April 2015
Deputy Minister announces re-appointment of Wales Commissioner to UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Julie James, Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, has announced the re-appointment of Scott Waddington as Wales Commissioner to the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.
30 March 2015
Young people in Wales have continued to find high-quality work opportunities through Jobs Growth Wales (JGW), the Welsh Government’s youth unemployment programme.
26 March 2015
Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology Julie James, is visiting Pembrokeshire College today to meet young people on a new apprenticeship scheme supporting Wales’ growing energy sector.
19 March 2015
Deputy Minster for Skills and Technology, Julie James, will visit Llandudno’s Empire Hotel today to meet young people considering a career in the hospitality industry.
13 March 2015
Details on how teaching professionals will be supported to develop and improve their practice have been outlined by the Education Minister Huw Lewis today
13 March 2015
Chair of new Shadow Board appointed
09 March 2015
To celebrate the start of Apprenticeship Week, the Deputy Minister for Skills & Technology has met apprentices from the Welsh Government and National Assembly for Wales.
09 March 2015
A new report says the need for reforming teacher training in Wales is ‘undeniable’ if Wales is to raise standards and deliver Graham Donaldson’s vision of a curriculum for Wales.
04 March 2015
Education Minister calls on teachers, pupils, parents and businesses to get involved in a ‘Great Debate’ on the curriculum that will shape Wales’ future school system.
03 March 2015
Creative Learning through the Arts is the response of Welsh Government and the Arts Council of Wales to Professor Dai Smith’s independent report of 2013.