National School Categorisation System »This new system is not purely data-driven but also takes into account the leadership, teaching and learning that goes on in our schools.Learn more »
Action needed to tackle our growing waistlines- Chief Medical Officer
Dr Ruth Hussey outlines the steps the nation needs to take to address the population’s health problems
- Welsh Government funded Community Support Officers – one year on
- Extra £425m for the Welsh NHS in a ‘Priorities for Wales’ Budget 2015-16
- Action needed to tackle our growing waistlines- Chief Medical Officer
In this section
- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Consultation on Local Development Plans Process Review
- Implementing the Emissions Performance Standard: Monitoring and Enforcement Arrangements in England and Wales
- Collection and management of devolved taxes in Wales
- Reservoir Safety in Wales: Consultation on the Commencement of Schedule 4 to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010
- Consultation on improving the availability of allotments and community gardens
- The registration of further education teachers with the Education Workforce Council
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightWales for Africa grant
The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
1st Supplementary Budget 2014-15 »
The 1st Supplementary Budget proposes a number of changes to the Final Budget for 2014-15, which was published in December 2013.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
This volume is the tenth in a series providing statistics about the post-16 learning sector (excluding sixth forms and excluding Higher Education institutions apart from in a few specific tables). The main purpose of the publication series is to provide an annual picture of learning which was undertaken in the post-16 learning sector.
The statistics in this volume complement previously issued statistical reports on the 2012/13 post-16 learning sector and summary data available via the StatsWales website (Further Education and work-based learning) but include information not available from those sources.
- 174,925 learners were enrolled at Further Education institutions (FEI) during 2012/13, 4.1 per cent fewer than in 2011/12.
- There was a 29 per cent decrease in FE learner numbers in total at Further and Higher Education institutions between December 2006 and December 2012.
- 91 per cent of learning activities at FEIs were completed and 93 per cent of the completed activities with an assessable outcome were attained.
- 31,475 learners pursued a Local Authority Community Learning activity in 2012/13 (including those enrolled at FEIs but taught by local authority staff), 12 per cent fewer than in the previous year.
- 61,255 learners were engaged in work-based learning provision at FEIs and other training providers in 2012/13, 14.5 per cent more than in 2011/12.
- 64 per cent of learners leaving their most recent work-based learning programme in 2012/13 went into current or new employment.
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