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WELSH EDUCATION NEWS – 08/03/2024

Additional Learning Needs Post 16 transition – information session Online event Wednesday, 20 March, 09:15-12:30 Session to support school and college Additional Learning Needs Coordinators and local authority post-16 officers to consider ways of improving transition success for learners with ALN. An opportunity to discuss challenges and solutions with colleagues from across Wales.

Welsh Government supports new Welsh language digital reading platform By using Darllen Co, children can read Welsh books and listen to them at the same time. 

MORE WELSH EDUCATION NEWS

Cultural Ambassadors scheme launched to promote the Welsh language and heritage 

Cymraeg 2050: It belongs to us all – Croeso i gylchlythyr cyntaf 2024!

Written Statement: Reappointment of Members to the Welsh Language Commissioner’s Advisory Panel

Taith – Pathway 1 applications

Pathway 1 supports the outward and inward mobility of individual participants or groups.  Funding is available for learners, young people, and staff to undertake international exchanges. Pathway 1 closes at 12pm on 20 March 2024.

If you have any questions or require assistance with the applications process, please get in touch with enquiries@taith.wales

Commission for Tertiary Education and Research newsletter: February 2024

Written Statement: Holiday Free School Meals Provision  

hwb and other resources

Go on a journey like no other with ‘Cymuned’, our interactive map of Wales

Designed specifically for the Curriculum in Wales, ‘Cymuned’ aims to provide supporting materials for learners aged 7-16 on the history of minority communities in Wales. The map reflects our diverse cultural heritage, and the values and traditions of our communities.

Ramadan: 10 March to 9 April 2024

New resource to support teaching around the topic of Ramadan in Wales

Sign Language Week: 18 to 24 March 2024

Celebrate Sign Language Week with these resources on Hwb!

Join the Hwb Digital Community

Micro:bits in the classroom

Use Flip to record your learners or yourself demonstrating an example of how micro:bits have been used in your classroom.

Welsh government news

Consultation: The Welsh Government wants to create a healthy environment for all

  • Putting environmental principles into law
  • Establishing an environmental governance body
  • Establishing legal targets to stop nature loss.

We want to hear from young people, so please encourage your students to respond.

Deadline: Tuesday 30 April

more education news

World Education Summit, 18-21 March 2024

The Leadership Academy, with support from the Welsh Government, has secured an exclusive deal to offer free registration to the

World Education Summit for education staff across the whole sector in Wales. For more information on how to secure your place, visit

Apply to become an Estyn Peer Inspector

If you have 3 years or more experience of working or volunteering in the Youth Work sector, why not apply to train as an Estyn Peer Inspector? Learn about the inspection process and discover new practice to bring back to your organisation.

Closes 10am Monday 25 March 2024

Monthly Matters – Children’s Commissioner for Wales

1,500 young people have taken part in a new classroom debate for schools from the Children’s Commissioner since January. A new short, flexible, video-led pack is published on the first Monday of the month. This month’s topic is school dinners.

  

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