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WELSH EDUCATION NEWS – 20/03/2024

Sourced from the latest Dysg eNewsletter.

Welsh Government’s Pre-16 education grants We have made some changes to our pre-16 education grants, which will be available from 1 April 2024. The aim of these changes is to reduce complexity, provide more transparency, and allow further flexibility of funding.

Welsh Government in push to attract STEM teachers to Wales: “Every day you could be the one positive thing that child needs” Prospective STEM teachers are being urged to explore the range of incentives available in Wales as applications are currently open.

WELSH GOVERNMENT EDUCATION NEWS

Professional Learning: Search our Repository!

Do you want access to high quality, easily navigable professional learning at the click of a button?

Search the professional learning resources in our professional learning area on Hwb to find training, self-guided learning, case studies, guidance and research on all aspects of professional learning. The resources cover 4 broad areas: curriculum, pedagogy and assessment; leadership and governance; well-being, equity and inclusion  and developing as a professional. You can filter using the categories or search using keywords.

Professional development review guidance

The guidance brings the arrangements in line with developments in school improvement and professional learning and aims to support the profession to meet the current challenges and to ensure that all learners achieve their potential.

Written Statement: Closure of the Recommendations from the Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities, Contributions and Cynefin in the new Curriculum Group report

Written Statement: Response to the Children’s Commissioner for Wales report into education in healthcare settings in Wales

more education news

Estyn: Apply to become an Estyn Peer or Additional Inspector

Closes 10am Friday 12 April 2024

If you have 3 years or more experience of working as a senior leader in the secondary or all-age sector, why not apply to train as an Estyn Peer or Additional Inspector? Learn about the inspection process and discover new practice to bring back to your organisation. 

Welsh Education Consortia’s new Teaching Assistants Facebook group

Developed to support Teaching Assistants in Wales, by providing targeted information – join the group today, and let the team know what you’d like to see.   

Education Support: Funded Wellbeing Advisory Service

Are you a school leader or wellbeing lead who wants to transform how your school approaches staff mental health and wellbeing?

EWC registration changes for FE and adult learning

Several changes will be coming into effect for those working in further education and adult learning across Wales. This will also mean changes to requirements on employers in those areas. You can find out more on the EWC website.

hwb And other resources

New guide added to the the price of pupil poverty suite of resources

Developed by Children in Wales, the Tackling Poverty Related Bullying mini guide for schools new guidance added to the ‘Tackling the Impact of Poverty on Education’ suite of resources.

Sextortion: sexually coerced extortion

Sextortion is a growing issue – be alert to the dangers of sexually coerced extortion with advice from Internet Watch Foundation hotline on Hwb.

Adobe opportunities: March / April

New live lessons using Adobe Express / Adobe Creative Educator Level 1 and 2 English training sessions / resources lesson packs.

other news

Learning and Work Institute: Inspire! Adult Learning Awards

The closing date for entries is 12 April 2024 Nominate a learner, community project or organisation. Find out how to submit your entries for the awards. If you have any questions about the awards, please contact inspire@learningandwork.org.uk

  

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