Wales Education Commission – Second report to the education community

The importance of leadership in driving forward educational change in Wales has been highlighted in a new report by a guiding coalition of international experts. In its second report to the education community, the Wales Education Commission considered the quest for effective system leadership at all levels within Wales’ education system to be “of paramount importance”.…

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Teacher perceptions impacting on ICT lessons

Teachers in Wales have contrasting perceptions of information communications technology (ICT) which impact on the way the subject is taught in schools, according to a new report. Researchers from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Cardiff Metropolitan University undertook teacher case studies in three different schools to unearth variation in both the perception…

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Wales Education Commission – First report to the education community

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,…

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