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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.
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- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
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- 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.
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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 »
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- Statistics & Research
Some local authority figures in Tables 3 and 5 have been revised due to an issue identified in the treatment of pupils new to the English and Welsh education system in the data processing stage.
Key Stage 3
- Since 2013 there has been an increase in the percentage of pupils achieving the expected level (level 5 or above) in every subject. The greatest increase was in Welsh Second Language (4.5 percentage points).
- In 2014, the percentage of pupils achieving the expected level varied from 91.2 per cent in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to 77.8 per cent in Welsh Second Language.
- In each subject, a higher percentage of girls than boys achieved the expected level. The gap between girls and boys was greatest in Welsh Second Language (14.9 percentage points).
Key Stage 2
- In 2014, the percentage of pupils achieving the expected level (level 4 or above) in Welsh Second Language was 73.1 per cent, compared with 67.7 per cent in 2013.
A further breakdown of all the data shown in this release by local authority, attainment level and by gender will be available on StatsWales.
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