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WELSH EDUCATION NEWS – 03/02/2023

Sourced from the latest Dysg eNewsletter.

WELSH GOVERNMENT EDUCATION NEWS

New Curriculum for Wales blog post Resources on Hwb are currently being reviewed to align with our new Curriculum and make them easier to find. Can you help?

More funding for organisations who help everyone use more Cymraeg The Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Jeremy Miles, has announced new funding for 36 organisations, to help them continue their important work despite the rising cost of living.

Oral Statement: Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and Welsh Language – Welsh in Education Planning

WELSH GOVERNMENT EDUCATION NEWS

Community Focused Schools: Family Engagement Guidance

We published our Developing family engagement in Community Focused Schools guidance on 27 January. This guidance has been developed to support schools and other key stakeholders to implement a Community Focused Schools approach and builds on our Community Focused Schools guidance published in November. This is part of a suite of guidance planned to support schools.

welsh government news

Children’s Mental Health Week 6-12 February 2023

Welsh Government recognises the importance of supporting children’s wellbeing which is why we published statutory guidance for schools in March 2021 emphasising the importance of positive well-being support for children, young people, staff and trusted adults who support them within the school.

consultations

New registration categories for the Education Workforce Council: second consultation on draft statutory instrument

Consultation ends: 17 February 2023

Changes to school admission appeal arrangements

Consultation ends: 8 March 2023

hwb news and Curriculum for Wales Resources

Theatre design: design detectives – expressive arts masterclass

Free virtual visits with Museum Wales

Take part in live activities, focus on museum treasures, and engage in thought-provoking discussions with museum staff.

Misinformation

What parents and carers need to know

World Book Day – 2 March 2023

A resource for primary school learners with ideas and activities on how to celebrate World Book Day.

What’s new in Hwb: 26 January

A summary of recent Hwb resources and updates.

Feedback and progress – key points

Guidance for practitioners on individual learner feedback and progress reports 2022-2023 covers key points on using the reports to support teaching, learning and planning.  It also sets out which reports should be shared with parents/carers.

other news

School Competition – Design a logo for Kate’s climate cycle!

Involve your pupils in Kate’s climate cycle! All entries receive an e-certificate. Winning logos will be on Kate’s bike and will attend your school assembly. Deadline: Monday 1 May 2023

Code Club events – Spring term 2023:

Your Money Matters – Wales Edition

Support your learners to have the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage their money now and in the future. Hard copies of Your Money Matterswere supplied by the Money and Pensions Service to schools across Wales during August 2022 – Why not take a look!

  

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