Archives for July 2016

Ensuring that care leavers access education, training and employment

NEETs, this is the acronym used to describe a young person who is “not in education, employment of training”.  When the Child & Family Services Scrutiny Panel met last week to look at the end of year performance monitoring report for Child & Family Services it saw that over half of formerly looked after children were not in […]

Festival sees more than 40 schools across south west Wales Sharing Excellence

More than 40 schools from across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Powys and Swansea shared their success stories at ERW’s (Education Through Regional Working) conference. The ‘Festival of Sharing Excellence’ took place on Thursday, July 7 at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea.The aim of the event was to share the most effective strategies and practice […]

So how is education through regional working performing for Swansea?

The Schools Scrutiny Performance Panel will on the 14 July to discuss the Education Through Regional Working (ERW) business plan for 2016-2019 with the Chief Executive of the regional body. The Business Plan outlines the region, of which Swansea is part, vision for improvement which is,,, “consistently high performing school network across the region with every […]