Posts in Category: Lifelong Learning

Supporting young people through the crisis 

Councils in Wales have praised youth workers for their valuable role in supporting young people during the ongoing crisis. In marking this year’s Youth Work Week, local government has recognised how youth workers across the nation have quickly... read more
 
Monday, 29 June 2020 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

Cautious and innovative plan for pupils to “Check in, Catch up – Prepare for Summer and September” from 29th June welcomed by councils 

Responding to the announcement by the Education Minister today, Councillor Ian Roberts (Flintshire), WLGA Education Spokesperson said: “This way forward will give an opportunity for all children to have face to face interaction within limited... read more
 
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

Notable improvement in education in Wales 

WLGA has today welcomed the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) rankings, which show a marked improvement in all areas of the Welsh education system. Co-ordinated and led by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and... read more
 
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

Views sought on sensory and communication service in South East Wales 

Parents in South East Wales are being invited to attend any one of a number of meetings being held to seek views on the provision of sensory and communication services in the region, as part of an independent review. Known as SENCOM, the service... read more
 
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

WLGA welcomes £12.8m additional funding for teachers’ pay award 

WLGA has today welcomed Welsh Government’s commitment of an additional £12.8m to help meet the cost of increases to teachers’ pay. This is the first year that Welsh Government has been able to set teachers’ pay and conditions following the... read more
 
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Categories: Finance and Resources Lifelong Learning News

Leader congratulates learners on GCSE results day 

WLGA Leader Councillor Debbie Wilcox has today congratulated learners on their GCSE results. Overall GCSE performance in Wales has improved on 2018 by 1.2 percentage points, with 62.8% of candidates achieving a C grade or above. The A*- A pass... read more
 
Thursday, 22 August 2019 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

A-level success for Welsh learners 

Learners across Wales are today celebrating their hard work and achievements, as attainment of higher grades reached a record high. The number of learners achieving A – A* grades has risen from 26.3% in 2018 to 27% this year, and A – C grades... read more
 
Thursday, 15 August 2019 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

More funding required for Welsh education system, says National Assembly report 

The WLGA has today welcomed the publication of a report by the National Assembly’s Children, Young People and Education Committee on the extensive inquiry into schools’ funding. Councillor Debbie Wilcox (Newport), WLGA Leader and... read more
 
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

Youth workers celebrated at awards to mark Youth Work Week 2019 

Dedicated youth workers from all over Wales will be recognised at an awards ceremony in Deganwy this evening (Friday 28 June) as part of this year’s Youth Work Week. Now in their 25th year, the awards are an opportunity to give thanks to those... read more
 
Friday, 28 June 2019 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

Learners congratulated by WLGA on GCSE results day 

WLGA has today congratulated learners receiving their GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate results in the second year of major reforms for both qualifications The number of learners who achieved A*-A grades has increased from 17.9% to 18.5% this year,... read more
 
Thursday, 23 August 2018 Categories: Lifelong Learning News
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