Welsh in education: Action plan 2017 – 22

In December 2017, the Welsh Government announced its Action Plan for Welsh in education for the next four years. This Plan is one of a suite of action plans stemming from the Cymraeg 2050 strategy and it outlines how the Government intends to reach the goal of creating a million Welsh speakers by 2050. There [...]

2018-01-02T13:54:35+00:00January 2, 2018|News, Useful Links|

Cymraeg 2050: Welsh language strategy

Here is a link to the Welsh Government’s strategy to create a million Welsh speakers by 2050. Also found here is the Work Programme, or Action Plan, outlining how they aim to reach the target. http://gov.wales/topics/welshlanguage/welsh-language-strategy-and-policies/cymraeg-2050-welsh-language-strategy/?skip=1&lang=en

2018-01-02T13:37:55+00:00January 2, 2018|News, Useful Links|

Qualified for Life

The Welsh Government’s new long term vision for education in Wales. http://gov.wales/topics/educationandskills/allsectorpolicies/qualified-for-life-an-educational-improvement-plan/?lang=en

2017-04-13T16:37:54+01:00April 13, 2017|Useful Links|

Together – Welsh language teaching strategy

The Welsh Language Teaching Centre has published its strategy – the new national body that is leading the teaching of Welsh to adults. Strategic Objective 1       Develop an innovative programme of attractive and suitable courses for learners making full use of the latest technology Strategic Objective 2       Develop innovative schemes to secure opportunities and contexts [...]

2019-11-02T19:11:06+00:00April 13, 2017|News, Useful Links|

Estyn’s Annual Report, January 2017

The Chief Inspector’s Annual Report is published every January, and provides commentary and analysis on the performance of education and training in Wales during the previous academic year. Dr Rachel Heath-Davies, Managing Director of RHD Consultancy highlighted the findings in the report regarding, emphasising the need to support head teachers and leaders in education with [...]

2019-11-02T19:11:07+00:00April 13, 2017|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 [...]

2016-09-13T16:16:59+01:00September 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

2016-07-31T10:31:20+01:00July 25, 2016|Useful Links|