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Mark Drakeford announces additional £20m for social care in 2017-18
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced the Welsh Government will invest an additional £20m in social care in 2017-18.
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- Mark Drakeford announces additional £20m for social care in 2017-18
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Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
We publish a range of reports on our monitoring activities. These reports can be found here.
These include reports on:
- individual awarding organisations and summary monitoring reports;
- particular aspects of awarding organisation performance, such as the quality of customer service;
- qualification standards over time and comparability between awarding organisations.
The qualifications regulators have published statistical bulletins on the summer 2012 examination series.
This report follows an investigation commissioned by the Minister for Education and Skills after publication of provisional GCSE English Language results on 23 August 2012, it sets out the background to those results and makes recommendations for corrective action.
The findings of the Inquiry into the Summer 2011 Exam Paper Errors is now published in a report.
The qualifications' regulator for Wales has published awarding organisations' post-recognition reports and responses to the reports.
The following reports have been produced by Ofqual, working in conjunction with the Welsh Government and CCEA (the regulator for Northern Ireland).
An interim report for this Inquiry has now been published which contains a number of recommendations for awarding organisations.
The qualifications regulators in Wales (the Welsh Government), England (Ofqual) and Northern Ireland (CCEA), commissioned Ipsos MORI to carry out an independent evaluation of the introduction of controlled assessment within GCSEs.
This document is a three-country regulatory publication.
This report was produced by the qualifications regulators in:
This document is the second report of a two-year project to evaluate the regulatory arrangements for the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).The conclusions from the report will be used by the regulators as we further develop frameworks for qualifications in Wales.
During 2010 a review was undertaken of standards over time in Welsh Second Language GCSE and GCE examinations. The review examined standards between 2004 and 2009 and this report presents the outcomes of the review.
The qualifications regulators have published a report on how the regulators and awarding organisations deal with the delivery of new and revised qualifications and with any disruption to exams.
During 2009/10 a review was undertaken of standards over time in Welsh First Language in GCSE and GCE examinations.
These reports provides details on the performance of the WJEC, as the only awarding body for General Qualifications (GCSEs, A levels and Principal Learning) that is based in Wales.