Recognising signs of autism: Welsh autism awareness film rolled out across Europe 

A training film made in Wales, aimed at raising awareness of the signs of autism among front-line professionals in health and education, is being officially re-launched today in a pioneering collaboration with four European countries. Led by a... read more
 
Thursday, 27 September 2018 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

Over 3,000 primary school teachers successfully complete ‘Learning with Autism’ scheme 

More Welsh schools are being encouraged to participate in the ‘Learning with Autism’ programmes, aimed at raising awareness of autism among children and young people. The ‘Learning with Autism’ programme is aimed at raising awareness among... read more
 
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

Councils prepare for Brexit 

The WLGA Brexit Transition Support Programme is being launched this week, with the first in a series of events being hosted as part of the WLGA’s support offer to councils in their continuing preparations for the UK’s impending exit from the... read more
 
Thursday, 20 September 2018 Categories: Europe News

Children's Services in Wales at 'breaking point’ and need urgent investment 

As Assembly Members return from their summer recess ready to scrutinise the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget for the next fiscal year, a stark warning has been made to them by local government social care professionals, in a bid to highlight the... read more
 
Monday, 17 September 2018 Categories: News Social Services

Learners congratulated by WLGA on GCSE results day 

WLGA has today congratulated learners receiving their GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate results in the second year of major reforms for both qualifications The number of learners who achieved A*-A grades has increased from 17.9% to 18.5% this year,... read more
 
Thursday, 23 August 2018 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

A-level grades continue to improve 

WLGA has today congratulated pupils across Wales for their A-level and Welsh Baccalaureate success. The number of pupils achieving A*-A has risen to 8.7% of candidates, which is the best outcome since the award was introduced, with the number of... read more
 
Thursday, 16 August 2018 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

WLGA response to Cabinet Secretary statement 

Welcoming the Cabinet Secretary’s statement on local government reform, Councillor Debbie Wilcox, WLGA Leader stated: “This approach to taking forward the issue of local government reform is to be welcomed. The WLGA’s position is clear. We... read more
 
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 Categories: Local Government Reform News

Urgent clarity needed on post-Brexit regional funding 

With a further round of negotiations and discussions in Westminster and Wales on the priorities for Brexit this week, the WLGA is today calling for urgent clarity on post-Brexit regional funding in supporting Welsh communities. EU regeneration... read more
 

WLGA disappointed at UK Government decision on Swansea tidal lagoon 

The WLGA has expressed disappointment at the announcement that the UK Government is not prepared to back the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. In response to this afternoon’s announcement, WLGA Leader Councillor Debbie Wilcox (Newport) said: "I... read more
 

Refugees support packs for teachers and schools now available online 

A specially designed toolkit, for teachers and schools to support the needs of refugee children who have resettled in Wales, is now available to access online. Located on the Hwb online portal for education, the toolkit will aim to better support ... read more
 
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 Categories: Equality and Community Cohesion News
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