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WELSH EDUCATION NEWS – 27/10/2022

Sourced from the latest Dysg eNewsletter.

WELSH EDUCATION NEWS

Blog: How is Morriston Comprehensive School introducing Curriculum for Wales and managing change? See our blog! Morriston Comprehensive has used ‘champions’ and change management techniques to help introduce its new curriculum. Find out how on our blog!

WELSH GOVERNMENT EDUCATION NEWS

Conversation with Jeremy Miles

Are you headteacher or principal? Interested in a conversation with Jeremy Miles, Minister for Education & Welsh Language?

If you’d like to have the opportunity to take part in an open and informal chat with the minister, please email Dysg@gov.wales with your preferred date.

Dates available: 24 November 2022 and 15 December 2022

Elective Home Education for Ukrainian children

The Education Section of the Homes for Ukraine guidance for local authorities has been updated to include advice on Elective Home Education.  The advice can be found under the section on Primary and Secondary School Education: Homes for Ukraine: education

Financial support available for learners and their families

Teachers, please share with your parents and carers. 

Personalised assessments

Data agreement: Headteachers remember you must accept the data agreement for 2022-2023 school year and review staff functions before staff can access the personalised assessment system.

Planning next steps: See how Minera and Saundersfoot Primary Schools have used the personalised assessment reports to plan for progression.

The webinars on the system can also help you  consider how to use the information in the reports.

Consultation: Final call to have your say  – Additional national INSET days 2022 to 2025

Closes 28 October

Effective approaches to assessment that improve teaching and learning: government response

What we plan to do in response to Estyn’s report on how maintained primary, secondary, all-age and special schools are developing effective approaches to assessment that improve teaching and learning. 

WELSH GOVERNMENT NEWS

New Welsh Language Commissioner announced

The First Minister has announced the appointment of Efa Gruffudd Jones as Welsh Language Commissioner.

Written Statement: Appointment of members of the Youth Work Strategy Implementation Board

Jeremy Miles, Minister for Education and Welsh Language

hwb and other resources

Carlam Cymru 2022/23 FREE online sessions timetable

Live revision sessions in the core subjects will be available to GCSE students in October, November and December. The sessions are delivered after school through Microsoft Teams via Hwb.

App guides for families

This collection of guides provides parents and carers with key information about the most popular social media and gaming apps children and young people are using today. 

Minecraft: Education Edition and WRU ‘Club of the Future Challenge’ 2022-2023 competition official launch

We are excited to announce the launch of WRU Club of the Future Challenge 2022-23 competition! – Monday 24 October 2022.

Co-operators of Tomorrow’ competition

In celebration of Cwmpas’s 40th year anniversary, Cwmpas and Hwb announce the ‘Co-operators of Tomorrow’ competition for pupils age 7-11.

New resources

Bextra

A new website with lots of resources for learners and teachers with supporting mental well-being.

other news

Free Basic German language course for Primary teachers

International languages are an exciting element of the Curriculum for Wales. Learners will need to progress in an international languages such as German from Primary school. Our colleagues at the Goethe-Institut Goethe institute are offering a free course and workshops at Cardiff University on 11 November (10 – 17:30) to Primary teachers to help improve their German. 

  

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