Category Archives: Education

A skilled economy

A summary of draft Programme for Government and related targets. Increase the proportion of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds who achieve at least five GCSEs at A*-C or equivalent including GCSEs in...

Skills progress update

Unemployment continues to be the impetus for gaining relevant skills through government-funded courses or full-time education. “Skills are important, whether you’re talking about some of the more immediate problems [of] basic employability...

Analysis

After a disappointing start, devolution has to deliver in this Assembly term. Peter Cheney scrutinises the draft Programme for Government. Ministers have insisted they will deliver on the new Programme for Government,...