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 »
Full devolution of Non-domestic rates marks a major first milestone for fiscal devolution
The full devolution of non-domestic rates in Wales from today marks a major first milestone for fiscal devolution in Wales, Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt said.
- Princes Gate Spring Water embarks on most significant investment to date
- University and Hospital show Minister how Invest to Save is helping them deliver more efficient services
- Full devolution of Non-domestic rates marks a major first milestone for fiscal devolution
- Proposals for the Basic Payment Scheme
- Consultation on the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales - 2015
- Changes to the Producer Responsibility regimes for batteries and packaging
- The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015
- The designation of higher education courses at alternative providers for the purpose of student support
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
Pupils educated other than at school
An annual report which presents data on individual pupils receiving education outside of school, including Pupil Referral Units, which includes data by age, gender and the type of provision.
Statistics are based upon data relating to pupils known by Local Authorities to be receiving education outside of school during the academic week from 13 to 17 January 2014.
- 2,367 pupils were recorded as being educated other than at school, with 1,225 of these receiving their main education outside of school.
- The rate of pupils receiving their main education other than at school, 2.6 per 1,000 pupils, did not change between 2012/13 and 2013/14.
- There was an increase in the percentage of pupils whose main education is other than at school who were recorded as having special educational needs.
- Pupil referral units remain the most frequently-used education provision for pupils whose main education is other than at school.
- 3.4 out of every 1,000 pupils in Wales were reported to be electively home educated.
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