The Welsh Government has invited Higher Education Institutions to tender to accredit, deliver and award the new Masters in Educational Practice.
Every year, the Chief Inspector of Estyn publishes an Annual Report providing an overall assessment of standards and performance of schools, education and training providers in Wales. To read the latest report and watch a webcast from Ann Keane discussing the main findings of the report visit www.estyn.gov.uk
Employers across Wales are being urged this week to hire and train young apprentices, despite the tough economic conditions, in order to give their businesses vital skills for survival and growth in the future. Press release and further information on apprenticeship week.
‘On 29 November, I announced my initial response to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales' (HEFCW's) advice on the structure of the higher education sector in Wales. I stated that I believed HEFCW had presented a persuasive case for the University of Glamorgan, Cardiff Metropolitan University and University of Wales, Newport to merge to create a true ‘metropolitan’ university…’
The Welsh Government is organising a series of four “Teaching Makes a Difference: One Year on” conferences across Wales. The purpose of these events will be to provide practitioners and those involved in education policy development and delivery with a progress update on the Minister for Education and Skill’s plans to raise school standards. Further information and final agenda.
For the first time this January the Welsh Assembly Government will start to collect information on the first language of all compulsory school aged pupils in all maintained schools through the Pupil Level Annual Schools’ Census (PLASC).
The update provides the latest educational news and summary information of recent and future publications and events.
Higher and Further Education Institutions seeking financial support for their engagement with India will be interested in attending the UKIERI II pre-bid workshop in Cardiff on 29 February. Registration is due by 8 February - so act quickly. UKIERI II is supported by the Welsh Government.
This newsletter includes news about student numbers and funding.
This resource supports the learning and practicing of modern foreign language grammar and structures in a way that is attractive, enjoyable and engaging.
A series of detailed resources with interactive elements and relevant tasks to support students studying in preparation for the U2 exam.
This report presents an international comparison of the intermediate skills systems (particularly apprenticeship programmes) in Germany, the Netherlands and Australia.
Higher education in the United Kingdom is undergoing a period of significant change. This is being driven by a number of factors: political, cultural, economic, and technological. The trends are global in their scope, and far reaching in their impact.