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ASE Conference 2017 review

Thu. 11/01/18

STEM beyond the Classroom. The ASE Cymru Regional conference was held in partnership with the National Museum Cardiff on 11th November 2017.

Drive to improve science and technology in schools begins

Sat. 09/12/17

Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams, will officially launch Wales’ new science and technology network today at Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda. Thursday 07 December 2017. The network for excellence will target the improvement of teachers' skills in science and technology and improve pupils' experience of the subjects while they are at school. More than £4 million is being invested through the network which will play a key role in the Welsh Government’s national mission to raise standards in schools through education reform.

Minister sets out priorities for employability and skills

Wed. 06/12/17

Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning Eluned Morgan today set out her priorities for the employability and skills agenda while delivering the keynote speech at the Learning And Work Institute’s Welsh Employability and Skills Convention.

New Wales school curriculum overhaul delayed a year

Wed. 01/11/17

A big shake-up in what is taught in classrooms in Wales will be introduced a year later than originally planned, the education secretary has announced.
Kirsty Williams said it was the right decision for the new national curriculum to be a "phased roll-out rather than a 'big bang'"

article from the BBC