Education

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Extra support to buy school uniforms and equipment

Welsh Government has announced that it will be increasing the value of the Pupil Development Grant (PDG) Access Grant by £100 per eligible learner for one year only. The PDG Access Grant provides financial assistance to families on low incomes for the purchase of items such as school uniform and sports kit. Following the announcement […]

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Education News Swansea

Swansea University signs Technician Commitment

Swansea University has signed the Technician Commitment, joining more than half of UK universities and several research institutions in backing a pledge to support their technicians. The Technician Commitment is a university and research institution initiative, led by a steering board of sector bodies, with support from the Science Council and the Technicians Make It Happen campaign. Swansea […]

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Carmarthenshire Education Local Councils News

Bryn schoolchildren help launch council’s 10-year education plan

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council’s ambitious 10-year education strategy has been officially launched at Ysgol Y Bryn on St David’s Day. Education Sir Gȃr 2022-2032 sets out the council’s aspirations for learners and staff for the next 10 years. The strategy aims to build on the good work that has already been carried out in Carmarthenshire in […]

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Carmarthenshire Education News

S4C and Carmarthenshire County Council launch new Welsh language scheme in schools

A new initiative between S4C and Carmarthenshire County Council has been launched today called Croeso Cyw with the aim of developing and piloting the Cyw language scheme in a range of schools from different linguistic backgrounds. The pilot aims to create exciting opportunities for foundation stage children to play games and sing with popular S4C […]

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Carmarthenshire Education News

Council sets out its 10-year vision for education in Carmarthenshire

AN ambitious 10-year strategy on the future vision for education has been approved by Carmarthenshire County Council’s Cabinet. The plan sets out the council’s aspirations for learners and staff for the next 10 years. Education Sir Gȃr 2022-2032 recognises the role that education services play in the future development of vibrant communities and a prosperous […]

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Carmarthenshire Education

Work starts on new £8.25m primary school for Pembrey

WORK has started on building a new £8.25million primary school for Pembrey. The new school building is being constructed on the recreation ground/playing field immediately adjacent to the existing school site on Ashburnham Road. It will provide high-quality teaching facilities to improve the overall learning experience for learners, as well as benefitting the local community. […]

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Economy & Jobs News Education HR

Record breaking cohort secures best ever results for Welsh leadership programme

AN ACCLAIMED business and management qualification is celebrating its most successful cohort ever. More than 1,000 senior managers, owners, and directors from across Wales – and 10% of its 300 top firms – have graduated from the 20Twenty Business Growth Programme over the years. The latest group to complete the course – all based in […]

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Education Education News

Ysgol Pum Heol celebrate new £4.5million 21st century school

CHILDREN and staff at Ysgol Pum Heol in Five Roads held a special celebration to mark the opening of their new £4.5million school. Phase one of the project was completed earlier this year and included a new school building on land adjacent to the old school site providing state-of-the-art facilities and accommodation. It also included […]

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