Education

Reading 200

Read on and get on

Posted in CommentaryCommentary | Oct 8th 2014

When my youngest daughter started school back in 1992, a little boy from her class, recognising me in the playground approached me and said incredulously, ‘Ellen can read’!.  He then added a question I shall never forget, ‘Is it magic?’ I Read more »

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Review 25

The Spring 2014 issue of Review is packed with all of the latest news from the Bevan Foundation. It features an article on Human Rights and Devolution by Wayne David. An article on how local communities work together to support others Read more »

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Adults Learning

Dr Victoria Winckler’s article in the Spring edition of the NIACE Adults Learning magazine, looks at the link between adult learning and poverty in Wales. Dr Winckler suggests, that the fact that most people who live in poverty in Wales Read more »

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Review 24

The Autumn 2013 edition of Review is packed with all the latest news from the Bevan Foundation. It features an article on the implications of poor diet and hunger in Wales by Kevin Morgan, Professor at the School of Planning Read more »

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Ebbw Vale Primary 200

PISA – Don’t Panic!

Posted in CommentaryCommentary | Dec 4th 2013

Here we go again – the triennial dose of self-flagellation and sound-bite policy-making as the PISA results show, unsurprisingly, that Wales’s educational performance is not up to scratch.  ‘Worst in UK‘, ‘alarming decline‘ and ‘dunce’s hat‘ are just a few Read more »

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Review 23

The Summer 2013 edition of Review is jam-packed with the latest news and comment on the Assembly’s recent and upcoming agenda. It features articles on the Social Services Bill, the Commission on Public Services, the Sustainable Development Bill, the Bill on Read more »

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