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WELSH EDUCATION NEWS – 30/03/2023

Sourced from the latest Dysg eNewsletter.

Proposals published to enable all pupils in Wales to become confident Welsh speakers by 2050 The Welsh Government, as part of the Co-operation Agreement with Plaid Cymru, has published a White Paper setting out proposals for a new Welsh Language Education Bill. The Bill will take steps to enable all pupils in Wales to become confident Welsh speakers through the statutory education system. Publication of Cymraeg 2050 Action Plan for 2023-24

Our national mission: high standards and aspirations for all ‘I am very pleased to introduce our new road map for education—high standards and aspirations for all. This sets out our priorities for education, and the timetable for delivery this Senedd term.’ You can read the document here.

New: Headteacher conference on curriculum implementation and school improvement Watch the discussion from last week and see the resources – on our blog!

WELSH GOVERNMENT EDUCATION NEWS

Launch of new campaign ‘Love it. Teach it. Drwy’r Gymraeg’

As part of our Teaching Wales recruitment campaign ‘Love it. Teach it. Drwy’r Gymraeg’  features inspiring teachers telling their inspiring stories and explains what motivates them to teach through the medium of Welsh. 

Oral statement: Tackling the impact of poverty on attainment

Oral statement: Adnodd – Supporting the Curriculum for Wales

Applications for the 2023 Seren Foundation summer schools

Once again Seren has teamed up with leading universities in Wales and the rest of the UK to provide Year 11 Seren learners with an unmissable opportunity to experience world-leading university education! The deadline to do so is 21 April 2023.

Exciting recruitment opportunity at Taith!

We are looking for up to 2 non-executive directors to join our Board and support the strategic leadership of Taith. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the work that we do and is a really exciting time to get involved. The deadline to apply is Monday 17 April.

New Research – Mixed Attainment Teaching Practice

We have commissioned research to identify the extent of mixed attainment teaching and learning and where it is taking place in Wales. We want to understand the advantages and the challenges of different approaches, and what professional learning in this area would be useful.

Practitioners are invited to contribute to this research by taking part in this primary school survey or this secondary school survey, from University of Wales Trinity St David. The deadline is 5 May 2023.

Cymru: a Community of Communities

Working together on Social Justice and Cymraeg.

more education news

Qualifications Wales Blog: “The right way to move forward.”

Emyr George, Director of Qualifications Policy and Reform at Qualifications Wales, discusses proposals for the new Made-for-Wales GCSEs and the unseen work that is currently going into shaping the qualifications of the future.

Hwb and Curriculum for Wales Resources

Curriculum for Wales resources on Hwb

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

Easter

A collection of resources for Progression steps 1, 2 and 3 designed for the Humanities Area of Learning and Experience on the topic of Easter.

other news

Supporting Service Children in Education Wales Newsletter

Please see the link to the SSCE Cymru’s School Newsletter for March 2023

  

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