5:37pm Wednesday 10th September 2014
IT'S referred to as bunking off, skiving, mitching, or truancy. With the new school term underway, Gwent's schools are concentrating on one of their most important targets - attendance - as EMMA MACKINTOSH reports.
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12:04pm Wednesday 21st May 2014
As part of a nationwide drive to push up standards of literacy and numeracy, schools are not just boosting the skills of their students - increasingly, they are involving parents too, as EMMA MACKINTOSH reports.
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7:03pm Thursday 2nd January 2014
2013 PROVED to be a turbulent year for Gwent’s education system, continuing a trend which began two years previously when first Blaenau Gwent, and now Monmouthshire and Torfaen councils, have seen their education departments fall into special measures.
6:07pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
WITH yet another disappointing set of international Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results for Wales, experts are calling for a complete turn-around in our nation’s attitude towards low achievement in schools.
2:36pm Wednesday 6th November 2013
FROM learning in the workplace to taking up courses in the community, education does not have to stop when you leave school. But the economy and funding has a big part to play in the sector's success and survival.
7:02pm Wednesday 9th October 2013
In a world where people are constantly using apps on computers, tablets and mobile phones at work and during their spare time, the younger generation could soon be learning how to code and the science of computing from the age of three. EMMA MACKINTOSH investigates
1:52pm Wednesday 11th September 2013
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3:50pm Wednesday 2nd January 2013
AREAS of Gwent have some of the highest proportion of people with no qualifications in the whole of Wales, the latest Census results show. We look at what is happening in the worst affected area to try to turn things around.
2:51pm Wednesday 28th November 2012
A TORFAEN school, Llantarnam Comprehensive School, is in special measures just months after the authority’s education department narrowly escaped the same fate. Education director Mark Provis talks about the authority’s plans for improvement.
2:00pm Wednesday 3rd October 2012
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3:50pm Wednesday 8th August 2012
A-level students across the country are eagerly awaiting their exam results. While for many it will be a time for celebration, others won’t make their grades. However, help is at hand through the university clearing process.
2:50pm Wednesday 11th July 2012