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WELSH EDUCATION NEWS – 25/11/2022

Sourced from the latest Dysg eNewsletter.

WELSH EDUCATION NEWS

Call out to schools and settings: a curriculum design pilot with leading curriculum expert Jay McTighe What is Understanding by Design? Interview with Jay McTighe – Bing video

Relationships and Sexuality Education: information for parents/carers We have updated our RSE information leaflet for parents, which is now available in 19 languages on the playlist. Please share with your parents/carers.

National Network Event – 6 December at 9.00 am Turning thinking into practice – curriculum planning for progression An opportunity to appraise current approaches to progression, prompt new ways of thinking and explore how thinking and using evidence can support your practice. Register here for the next National Network Conversation 

MORE WELSH GOVERNMENT EDUCATION NEWS

Anti-Racist Wales Connect Group

DARPL in partnership with Welsh Government are looking for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic headteachers and leaders to connect in a new pan-Wales working group.

The group will meet termly to discuss experiences, current critical issues, action planning, support and implementation. Contact  DARPL@cardiffmet.ac.uk for further information.

Join the first virtual meeting on 14/12/22 (9.30 -11.30 am).  Click here to register.

Community Focused Schools Guidance

We published our Community Focused Schools guidance on 18 November. This guidance has been developed to support schools and other key stakeholders to implement a Community Focused Schools approach. This is the first in a suite of guidance planned to support schools and will be complimented by a Policy Insight session on 24 November. Further details and the registration form are available at Policy Insights.

Parent/carer survey: guidance on school attendance

The Welsh Government is currently reviewing its guidance on school attendance and is keen to include the views of parents and carers in this work.

Working with Parentkind, the trusted voice for parents in education, we would like to hear from any parents and carers with a child who currently has, or has previously had issues with poor attendance so that we can better support young people. 

NEW: Cymraeg 2050 Newsletter subscribe today

Full of stories about our work in the Cymraeg 2050 project and the work of our partners. It’s all yours to read, discuss and share, so subscribe to receive the next edition straight to your inbox. Cymraeg – it belongs to us all. 

First edition Cymraeg 2050: Autumn 2022

Youth Excellence Awards! 1 December 2022

We’re delighted that the ceremony will be an in-person event this year but it will also be livestreamed at 8.15pm on @YWWales YouTube page – subscribe to their page today!

Personalised assessments – training materials

Remember that you can use the reports generated by the personalised assessment system to help with planning for progression. The step-by-step videos and webinars on the system will help you refresh your knowledge of how to use the information in the reports.

qualifications wales

Have Your Say – promoting and facilitating Welsh-medium qualifications

Qualifications Wales has launched a consultation on proposals to change the way that awarding bodies actively promote Welsh-medium qualifications.   

The proposals are designed to improve the information that is available for learners, schools and colleges, so that they can make informed decisions when considering Welsh-medium qualifications.   

Have Your Say online to get involved today.  

Time running out to Have Your Say on major overhaul of GCSEs in Wales

Hwb and other resources

Adobe Creative Educator Level 1 training – one session left in 2022!

Let’s take a stand against online hate

Popular magazine articles available on Hwb

Select articles from popular periodicals are now available through the medium of Welsh on Hwb.

Online training for DSPs: Understand, prevent and respond to online sexual harassment (Conwy)

This online training is for secondary school DSPs based in Conwy.

  

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