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Grant for low achievers in Wales lacks monitoring

The use of a grant designed to help low achieving children in Wales has not been monitored properly, says the Welsh Assembly’s education committee. The Education Improvement Grant provides extra support for Gypsy, Roma and minority ethnic children so they

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PISA ranking improvement for Wales should not be expected, says Minister

Wales may not see its rankings improve when the latest results of the PISA tests are released, says its Education Minister. Kirsty Williams said that significant change to the performance of Welsh pupils’ standards in reading, writing and maths should

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Campaigners call for improvements in literacy teaching in Wales

A literacy campaign group in Wales wants a renewed focus on reading in primary schools.

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