New deal for the education workforce »Delivering our ambitions for learners in Wales will need the full commitment of a highly skilled and professional workforce.Learn more »
Securing a brighter future by switching out the lights
Many buildings across the Welsh Government’s estate along with Cadw’s monuments will be in darkness this Saturday when lights are switched off in support of the WWF’s Earth Hour.
- New plans to reduce the number of children living in poverty
- £5million loan scheme to improve local sport facilities and get Wales active
- Securing a brighter future by switching out the lights
- Consultation on the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales - 2015
- Changes to the Producer Responsibility regimes for batteries and packaging
- Consultation on a Private Rented Sector Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents
- Call for evidence on the use and effectiveness of Civil Sanctions for environmental offences
- Proposed changes to homelessness data collections
- The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015
Section highlightRegulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) BillThe Bill will improve the quality of care and support in Wales and strengthen protection for citizens.
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 »
- Statistics & Research
Cross border flows in education
A report which reports on the cross-border flow of learners (of all ages) between Wales and the rest of the UK.
Pupils at maintained primary, secondary and special schools(1)
- There has been a small net outflow of between 140 and 300 pupils from Wales to England in each year since 2003/04.
Learners in post-16 Education and Training (excluding higher education institutions)
- Data for full-time Further Education (FE), Work-based Learning (WBL) and school Sixth Form learners shows a net outflow of learners from Wales.
- Outflow increased by 57 per cent in the FE and WBL cohort, between 2006/07 and 2007/08.
Students in Higher Education Institutions
- Wales is a net importer of full-time students. In 2007/08, around 17,200 Welsh students were at UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) outside of Wales whilst around 26,300 students from the UK outside of Wales studied in Wales.
- Around two-thirds of Welsh domiciled students chose to study in Wales, the vast majority of the remainder studied in England.
- Over two fifths of students at Welsh HEIs were domiciled in England.
(1) 2008/09 data appear in the schools section.
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