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WELSH EDUCATION NEWS – 19/05/2023

Sourced from the latest Dysg eNewsletter.

Minister’s Oral Statement on tackling workload for the education profession Today (16/5/23) I have outlined a number of actions we are taking, working with education partners, to take forward improvements for all our education workforce. 

Publication of the review of the National Professional Qualification for Headteachers (NPQH) Written statement

WELSH GOVERNMENT EDUCATION NEWS

Lifelong Learning Wales Record: enrolment forms

Use this enrolment form to collect the data required from your learners.

Year 12 Seren learners, Interested in becoming a Morehead-Cain Scholar?

The Morehead-Cain Scholarship provides a four-year, fully funded educational experience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The deadline for applications is 12pm (midday) on 5 June 2023.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have issued clarification on the permitted scope of use of spare adrenaline auto-injectors held by schools.

This clarifies information in the Welsh Government’s guidance on ‘The Use of Emergency Adrenaline Auto-injectors in Schools’.

Reminder: Have your say about exclusions from maintained schools and pupil referral units (PRUs) through this short pro forma survey

The Welsh Government has asked York Consulting to gather information from maintained schools and PRUs about practice to avoid school exclusions. The pro forma consists of 7 questions, which should take around 10-15 minutes to complete.

more education news

Urdd: 2023 Peace and Goodwill Message, Anti-racism

The Urdd’s 2023 Peace and Goodwill Message focuses on anti-racism. It declares that there is no place for racism in the world, and if we see it, we must Call Them Out. Education pack.

Save the Date! Youth Work Week Showcase Event 2023, Tuesday 27 June, 12:00 – 16:00

Wales Millennium Centre, CF10 5AL. For information about travel and accessibility, please click here. It is a pleasure to invite you to join us at our showcase event to celebrate Youth Work Week in Wales. For more information please contact. If you wish to attend, please register your details here.

WJEC Student Innovation Awards 2023

We’re delighted to announce that entries for our Innovations Awards for 2023 are open. Applications are open to students studying our Design & Technology GCSE, AS and A level qualifications in Wales, where we celebrate and reward the most original project work. To apply, please complete the application form. All entries must be submitted by 2 June 2023.

Estyn Live: School Governors

Join us live at 6pm on 24 May 2023. Assistant Director Cath Evans and HMIs Liz Counsell and Carwyn Jenkins will share the findings of our Thematic report which launches on the same day and explores the important work of school governors – their role as critical friends and the impact of governor training.

Qualifications Wales

Education Workforce Council (EWC)

Hwb and other Resources

Curriculum for Wales resources on Hwb

Reviewed and updated resources to support the delivery of the Curriculum for Wales in your classroom:

other news

Institute of Physics- Eurekas competition

The Eurekas is a physics competition for students aged 11 -16, where students show off their passions through interacting with physics. Students can win prizes for themselves and their schools, entries are welcomed in Welsh or English, with the deadline for submission of 12 June. For further details or how to submit an entry, please see our website or watch our YouTube video.

  

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