Contingency planning for winter weather »Severe weather requires robust, collaborative planning between the Welsh Government and the public and private sectors in Wales.Learn more »
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
A legal obligation to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today announced.
- “Get vaccinated against the flu”, Wales’ top doctor urges
- 0808 80 10 800 - 24 hour help for domestic abuse victims
- New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
- Designation of Licensing authority under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Local authority environmental permitting fees and charges 2015-16
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Independent Living Fund – future arrangements to support recipients in Wales
- Consultation on Local Development Plans Process Review
Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update
This 6th edition details over 370 investments across both public and private sectors with a value of more than £40bn.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.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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