Lessons learned from four nations education event

Educators from each of the home nations have been brought together to share expertise and compare the challenges they face. Teachers, lecturers and academics from Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland spent a working weekend in Edinburgh to examine two key issues. The first looked at whether there should be some agreement across the UK…

Leadership the topic of debate for Wales Education Commission

A guiding coalition of experts have put forward their views on how best to improve educational leadership in Wales. The second meeting of the Wales Education Commission considered the major impact leadership has on school standards and reflected on what some of the world’s highest performing education systems have done to support school leaders. It follows…

Athrofa Sign

Cabinet Secretary welcomes new Wales Education Commission report

A leading coalition of experts have put forward their proposals for how best to improve Wales’ education system. In its inaugural report to the sector, the Wales Education Commission urged ministers to consider the “practical structures” required to support school improvement and recommended the development of a “guiding framework” to underpin national objectives. The Commission,…

Minister Visit

Minister champions collaboration as key to success

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David welcomed Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language Alun Davies to its Carmarthen Campus to discuss the opportunities afforded by collaboration between the Welsh Government and the higher education sector. It was agreed that by working together, the Welsh Government and the university could ensure the best possible…

Commission Group

New commission meets to drive educational change in Wales

Some of the world’s leading educational thinkers have been brought together to support school improvement in Wales. The Wales Education Commission has been established by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) to help facilitate improvements in teaching and learning. Members, each with their own record of outstanding success in their fields, will be…