Posts in Category: Lifelong Learning

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

A-level grades continue to improve 

WLGA has today congratulated pupils across Wales for their A-level and Welsh Baccalaureate success. The number of pupils achieving A*-A has risen to 8.7% of candidates, which is the best outcome since the award was introduced, with the number of... read more
 
Thursday, 16 August 2018 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

Congratulating pupils on their A level success 

WLGA has today congratulated pupils across Wales for their success this year in A-level and Welsh Baccalaureate exams. The number of pupils achieving A* – E grades has again increased, following in the established trend of recent years. There has ... read more
 
Thursday, 17 August 2017 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

Giving thanks to youth workers during Youth Work Week 

Youth workers’ dedication and commitment was celebrated at an awards ceremony on Friday 23 June, which launched Youth Work Week 2017. Youth Work Week is an annual series of events across Wales that gives youth workers and young people the... read more
 
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 Categories: Lifelong Learning News
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