Residents are invited to view plans for the new £7M Community Primary School in Cwmaman at a public exhibition next month.Read the full story ›
Just under 80 children attend the school every Sunday, where they take lessons in the mandarin language and study Chinese culture.Read the full story ›
Jeffrey McMail used "toilet humour" at Coleg Gwent and made sexist comments about women, disciplinary hearing rules.Read the full story ›
The sunday newspaper publishes its annual list of top performing schools. In the top ten Welsh state schools there are two newcomers.Read the full story ›
A change in the way student funding works in Wales has been announced.
Independent proposals for students to receive the equivalent of the National Living Wage during term time have been accepted by Welsh Lib Dem Education Secretary Kirsty Williams.
It means the average Welsh student could receive up to £7,000 a year in grant support - which will also be available for part-time students - from September 2018. The Lib Dems say it is a "radical" change.
“Far too many students are struggling to make ends meet. I’m proud that the Welsh Lib Dems not only listened to students by putting living costs front and centre of this debate, but that we’re now using our influence to deliver on our promise to students in May."
Around 400 schools are still unable to meet demand for faster broadband speeds.Read the full story ›
A new law to compel the 22 Welsh local authorities to share services rather than try to do everything themselves will be passed as soon as possible, the First Minister has told AMs. The Welsh government has abandoned plans to cut the number of councils but wants to see much more co-operation.
We will have to change the law to force local authorities to work together. Legislation will be placed before the Assembly as soon as possible.
Carwyn Jones told AMs on an Assembly scrutiny committee that education consortia, where councils co-operate in providing support to schools, were working well.
Two years ago groups began to form across Wales to try and help our brightest students get into Oxbridge.Read the full story ›
Wales' Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams says 'all children must have the same opportunities wherever they live.'Read the full story ›