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
This volume is the tenth in a series providing statistics about the post-16 learning sector (excluding sixth forms and excluding Higher Education institutions apart from in a few specific tables). The main purpose of the publication series is to provide an annual picture of learning which was undertaken in the post-16 learning sector.
The statistics in this volume complement previously issued statistical reports on the 2012/13 post-16 learning sector and summary data available via the StatsWales website (Further Education and work-based learning) but include information not available from those sources.
- 174,925 learners were enrolled at Further Education institutions (FEI) during 2012/13, 4.1 per cent fewer than in 2011/12.
- There was a 29 per cent decrease in FE learner numbers in total at Further and Higher Education institutions between December 2006 and December 2012.
- 91 per cent of learning activities at FEIs were completed and 93 per cent of the completed activities with an assessable outcome were attained.
- 31,475 learners pursued a Local Authority Community Learning activity in 2012/13 (including those enrolled at FEIs but taught by local authority staff), 12 per cent fewer than in the previous year.
- 61,255 learners were engaged in work-based learning provision at FEIs and other training providers in 2012/13, 14.5 per cent more than in 2011/12.
- 64 per cent of learners leaving their most recent work-based learning programme in 2012/13 went into current or new employment.
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