Press Releases - Wales
“Let us hope that the final budget settlement due to be announced by the Welsh Assembly early in January is fairer and kinder to education than the draft budget announced in the late autumn,” said
“Visits to museums, galleries and theatres, can enrich the education of children and young people,” said David Evans, Secretary NUT Cymru.
Ever since the Government’s so-called “workload agreement” was implemented, NUT Cymru has warned parents and governors of the possibility that some classes would be taught by unqualified staff.
David Evans, Secretary NUT Cymru said “Any increase in education funding is to be welcomed,” following Alistair Darling’s public spending review statement in the House of Commons this afternoon
NUT Cymru calls for better PE for girls
NUT Cymru has backed a report of the school inspectorate in Wales, Estyn, that calls for greater sensitivity to be shown towards girls when it comes to P.E. and games in school, in a letter to the new Assembly Government education minister, Jane Hutt.
Its congratulations and celebrations all round, Says NUT Cymru
‘Once again, our young people have done themselves and us as a country proud’, said NUT Cymru Secretary David Evans.
David Evans , Secretary NUT Cymru yesterday wrote to Estyn Chief Inspector, Susan Lewis, calling for the publication in its Annual Report of league tables of schools’ performance to be abandoned.
David Evans, Secretary NUT Cymru today called on the new Assembly Government Education Minister, Carwyn Jones to make tackling workload faced by teachers in the assessment of Key Skills a priority.
NUT Cymru has welcomed the appointment of Carwyn Jones as the new Minister for Education Culture and Welsh language.
“Education of our children should not be part of political haggling. It’s too important for that,” warned NUT Cymru secretary, David Evans as talks continue to form a “Rainbow Coalition” to run the next Welsh Assembly Government.
"Misleading and unhelpful,” was how David Evans, NUT Cymru secretary described newspaper headlines that 56 teachers in Wales are being investigated by the so-called Dream Team hired by the Welsh Assembly Government to look into allegations of child abuse.
Minister’s decision to close St David Lewis Voluntary Aided Roman Catholic Primary School, Newport deeply saddens Wales’ largest teaching union.
Talks aimed at resolving the dispute over the Teaching and Learning Responsibilities payments at Penyrheol Comprehensive School, Gorseinon took place at the school today.
NUT Cymru is calling for greater Assembly Government control of money meant for schools and given to the 22 local authorities in Wales to distribute locally.