The Welsh Government has launched a new programme to improve basic standards of reading, writing and numeracy for 5 to 14 year-olds in Wales.
£7m will be spent on a Literacy and Numeracy Framework to help schools drive up standards in subjects across the curriculum.
Minister for Education and Skills, Leighton Andrews said the framework sets realistic and achievable expectations for teaching of literacy and numeracy and will be a critical tool in improving children's academic achievements.
More top news
Most areas will become dry for a time this evening with clear spells.
It's one of the youngest world religions and this weekend celebrations have been held marking the anniversary of the birth of its founder.
More needs to be done to address malicious allegations made by pupils against teachers, according to the teaching union NASUWT.