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 »
£5million loan scheme to improve local sport facilities & get Wales active
A £5million interest free loan scheme will improve local sport and recreation facilities across Wales and encourage more people to get physically active.
- New package to attract doctors to Wales
- Putting people before profit: new co-op project to support people to support themselves
- £5million loan scheme to improve local sport facilities & get Wales active
- Proposed changes to the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations and Local Development Orders
- Regulations as provided for by the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015
- Compulsory Microchipping of Dogs in Wales
- 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
Upcoming calendar »
See the schedule for all statistics and research releases.View upcoming calendar »
The Childcare Act 2006 expands and clarifies in legislation the vital role Local Authorities play as strategic leaders in the provision ofchildcare locally.
This statutory guidance provides information on the legislative requirements.
This revised version of the 'Becoming a Qualified Teacher – Handbook of Guidance' replaces circular No: 41/2006.
This guidance replaces ‘Guidance for School Information Management Systems’, Welsh Assembly Government Circular No: 024-07 which was issued August 2007.
This information document looks at two related issues.
'Respecting others' is a series of anti-bullying materials that provide guidance and practical solutions on preventing and responding to incidents of bullying in schools.
The Welsh Government has developed amended guidance to help Schools in Wales establish effective complaints procedures.
The capacity of a school is the number of pupils it can accommodate.
This Circular provides guidance to schools and Governing Bodies on the statutory content of School Prospectuses.
This document provides guidance for governing bodies and headteachers on issues relating to implementing or changing a school uniform and appearance policy.
As part of our Quality and Effectiveness Framework, we are introducing new requirements for post-16 learning providers to establish formal learner involvement strategies. Learner involvement will be central to our Quality and Effectiveness Framework (QEF), and to Estyn’s new Common Inspection Frame ...
This Guidance Circular outlines the Revised National Standards for Head teachers in Wales issued in April 2006.
This circular provides detailed guidance for employers and agents on the changes that have been made to the arrangements for reporting cases of misconduct in the education service in Wales. This is as a result of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 and the Education (Supply of Information) ...
This is the main Welsh Assembly Government policy document relating to the reorganisation of schools in Wales.
This document covers requirements for the provision of education and training for young people placed in SCHs via the YJB.
Guidance for use by PGCE (FE) initial teacher training providers offering the one year full time course [i.e. Cardiff University, Glyndwr University and University of Wales, Newport] in administering, assessing eligibility and the methodology for calculating payments made under the scheme in 2009/1 ...
This guidance for schools and local education authorities (LEAs) provides new advice on the collection and recording of data on pupils’ national identity and ethnic background. It replaces National Assembly for Wales Circular 27/02 ‘Collecting and Recording Data on Pupils’ Ethnic Background’ which ...
This document contains updated guidance on the implementation of the Education (Specified Work and Registration) (Wales) Regulations 2004 and also sets out (Revised) Professional Standards for HLTAs in Wales.
This document sets out the terms and conditions for the payment by Welsh Ministers to institutions. The grant is specifically earmarked for the purposes of providing assistance for students in particular need.
This guidance covers the inclusion and support of learners of compulsory school age (although some elements will apply to all learners).
GUIDANCE NOTES FOR COMPLETION OF FINANCE RECORD 2005
The purpose of this consultation is to allow providers reasonable opportunity to feedback on the final refinements of the NPFS model before its live application.
This document provides guidance on employment based routes into teaching that lead to the gaining of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT (DDA) CAPITAL FUNDING
This circular provides information on: the screening and assessment for basic skills need/s for learners entering ELWa funded provision; and the redefined implementation timetable
The Welsh Assembly Government is committed to the provision of high quality education services and to enabling all children and young people to reach their true potential.
This guidance aims to provide information on tackling bullying in schools.
This Guidance provides advice for employers in the education service on preventing unsuitable people from working with children and young people.
Education and training are of the first importance for Wales - they liberate talent, extend opportunity, empower communities and help create wealth.