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Report by the Welsh Language Commissioner on the position of the Welsh language

The Welsh Language Commissioner published this summary on the position of the Welsh language in August 2016. Half way between the two Censuses, it is a timely 5-year report. http://www.comisiynyddygymraeg.cymru/Cymraeg/Rhestr%20Cyhoeddiadau/Adroddiad%205%20Mlynedd%20crynodeb%20Gwefan.pdf

September 13, 2016|News, Useful Links|

More than just words… follow on Strategic framework

On 22 March 2016, the Minister for Health and Social Services, Professor Mark Drakeford AM, launched the More than just words.... follow-on Strategic Framework to strengthen Welsh language services across health, social services and social care.   At its heart is the idea that being able to use your own language must be a core [...]

September 13, 2016|Useful Links|

Towards 2030

Prof Hazelkorn has published a very important review of post-compulsory education in Wales, with special reference to the future role and function of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW). For more info Click Here

July 25, 2016|Useful Links|

Estyn, Chief Inspector of Schools in Wales – Annual Report 2014-15

The Chief Inspector calls on schools to take a fresh look For more info Click Here

July 25, 2016|Useful Links|

Teaching Tomorrow’s Teachers

Prof John Furlong Report into the future of Initial Teacher Training in Wales. For more info Click Here

July 25, 2016|Useful Links|

Successful Futures: Independent review of curriculum and assessment arrangements in Wales

Professor Graham Donaldson Independent review of the curriculum and assessment in schools in Wales. For more info Click Here

July 25, 2016|Useful Links|

PISA 2012

Around 510,000 students in 65 economies took part in the PISA 2012 assessment of reading, mathematics and science representing about 28 million 15-year- olds globally. For more info Click Here

July 25, 2016|Useful Links|

Welsh medium Education Strategy


July 25, 2016|Useful Links|

Planning and the Welsh language

Under section 11 of the Planning Act, it is now a requirement that every planning authority when preparing or revising the local development plan gives consideration to how the policies and site allocations are likely to impact on use of the Welsh language in their area. http://gov.wales/newsroom/planning/2016/new-legislation-on-welsh-language-in-planning-comes-into-force/?status=closed&lang=en

July 24, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Health and Social Care and the use of Welsh

All organisations responsible for providing health and social care services in Wales will be expected to mainstream Welsh language services as an integral part of service planning and delivery. http://gov.wales/newsroom/healthandsocialcare/2016/160322mng/?status=closed&lang=en

July 24, 2016|News|