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05 April 2016
Pupils across Wales can access this year’s Hay festival for free
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Pupils from across Wales will be able to enjoy free access to parts of this year’s Hay festival thanks to support from the Welsh Government and the Hay Festival Educational Trust.
 
05 April 2016
Reappointments to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Education Minister,  Huw Lewis has announced the reappointment of David Simon Mason and Bethan Guilfoyle as members of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW).
 
04 April 2016
Minister approves £20m for new school in Cardiff
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Education Minister, Huw Lewis has approved over £20m for a brand new school in the east of Cardiff as part of the Welsh Government’s 21st Century Schools programme.
 
23 March 2016
Welsh footballers help pupils go global
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Players from the Wales National Football team have been doing their bit to help pupils concentrate on their modern foreign languages lessons.
 
22 March 2016
Deputy Minister appoints new Chair of Careers Wales
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Dr. Debra Williams has been appointed as the new Chair of Careers Wales, the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Julie James, has announced.
 
22 March 2016
Minister launches new vision for Initial Teacher Education in Wales
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Plans to transform the future of Initial Teacher Education and Training in Wales have been set out by the Welsh Education Minister Huw Lewis.
 
18 March 2016
New youth work charter will support young people in Wales
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
A new youth work charter that will support young people and enhance their lives has been launched by the Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Julie James.
 
17 March 2016
Work continues to support Wales’ brightest stars
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Education Minister, Huw Lewis is visiting Oxford University today as part of his work to ensure more Welsh students gain access to the UK’s top universities.
 
16 March 2016
Apprenticeships in Wales exceed majority of targets with success rates high
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
An independent evaluation of the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship programme has found the vast majority of performance targets were exceeded.
 
15 March 2016
Minister heartened by progress on new curriculum
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Education Minister, Huw Lewis has said he is heartened by progress to develop a new curriculum for Wales
 
14 March 2016
Welsh Government apprentices celebrate graduation
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
The skills gained through the study of STEM subjects are widely recognised as essential to the development of a prosperous and sustainable knowledge economy.
 
11 March 2016
New plan to drive up learner participation in science
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
The skills gained through the study of STEM subjects are widely recognised as essential to the development of a prosperous and sustainable knowledge economy.
 
04 March 2016
A £10 million grant has been awarded to a Welsh charity to boost the employment prospects of young people with a learning disability and/or learning difficulty.
 
29 February 2016
Education Minister to open state-of-the-art £6.4 million school in Shotton
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Education Minister, Huw Lewis will officially open Wales’ latest multi-million pound, state-of-the-art school in Shotton today (Monday 29th February).
 
17 February 2016
New figures show school attendance at highest recorded level
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Education Minister Huw Lewis has welcomed the publication of statistics that show persistent school absence is at its lowest ever recorded level.
 
08 February 2016
Minister visits school taking a creative approach to numeracy
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Tŷ Coch Special School is one of the Welsh Government’s Lead Creative Schools, part of a £20m programme being delivered in partnership with the Arts Council of Wales.
 
04 February 2016
Minister urges teaching profession to engage in Welsh Government’s New Deal
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
The Minister has said he wants Wales’ new curriculum to be available to schools by 2018, and to be taught formally by 2021.
 
04 February 2016
Concern over Apprenticeship Levy Devolved ministers highlight serious issues with Westminster plan
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
The Minister has said he wants Wales’ new curriculum to be available to schools by 2018, and to be taught formally by 2021.
 
28 January 2016
New plan to help looked after children reach their potential
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
A new strategy and action plan that will help looked after children in Wales to fulfil their potential at school and beyond is being launched today by the Welsh Government.
 
28 January 2016
Welsh Government publishes school Categorisation results
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
New information on the performance of Primary and Secondary schools in Wales has been published today.
 
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