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WELSH EDUCATION NEWS – 26/01/2023

Sourced from the latest Dysg eNewsletter.

WELSH GOVERNMENT EDUCATION NEWS

Safer Internet Day – 7 February 2023

Safer Internet Day is just two weeks away! You can find bilingual education packs, lesson plans, resources and activities on Hwb to support you in school and at home.

International School Meals Day – new toolkit for schools on its way!

This takes place on 9 March 2023 and aims to raise awareness of good nutrition for all children regardless of their circumstances. A toolkit will be shared in a few weeks with resources to help plan activities either in the school classroom or in the kitchen to encourage children to think about their favourite meals and how they’re produced.

New north Wales medical school to start training Wales’ future doctors

First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced the Welsh Government will be funding up to 140 medical student placements each year at the new north Wales medical school.

Written Statement

welsh education news

Teaching and Learning to Support Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Learners Programme 

All Wales online event, 6 February 2023

Careers Wales information for parents and carers

Careers Wales have published new parent pages on their website.

The pages provide information and tools to help parents and carers support their child’s learning and career decisions.

consultations

Qualifications Wales: promoting and facilitating Welsh-medium qualifications

Have Your Say online to get involved today. Closes 17 February 2023

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 resources

NEW: Sign languages and sign systems

Information for practitioners about British Sign Language (BSL) and sign systems such as Makaton, Signalong and sign supported English/Welsh (SSE/SSW).

What’s new in Hwb: 19 January

A summary of recent Hwb resources and updates:

other news

Do you use Explorify?

Would you like the opportunity to win a £50 voucher to spend on school supplies? The Explorify team would be very interested to hear from teachers in Northern Ireland/Scotland/Wales as to how science is taught in your school and how you use Explorify – or if you don’t use it, why that is. The survey takes around 10 minutes and can be found here.

  

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