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The number of people living with coronary heart disease in Wales is falling but it still claims the lives of more than 4,300 people a year, a new report published today shows.
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- Amending the Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations 2009 to transpose Article 38 of the Offshore Safety Directive
- Extending access to intermediary services for descendants and relatives of adopted people
- Renting Homes – Illustrative Model Contract
- Statutory Guidance to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales in relation to the salaries of Local Authority Chief Executives
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Section highlightThe Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill
The Bill aims to improve the Public Sector response in Wales to gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update - June 2014
Our pipeline provides visibility of infrastructure investment activity across Wales.
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 »
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An annual report showing information on students with some teaching through Welsh and academic staff who are able to teach through Welsh by institution, mode and level of study, gender and module subject.
- In 2011/12 the proportion of all students receiving some teaching through the medium of Welsh was 3.6 per cent, a small decrease since 2010/11 (3.8 per cent).
- Excluding Welsh language and related subjects, the most popular subjects of study with some teaching through the medium of Welsh were education, creative arts and subjects allied to medicine.
- The proportion of Welsh domiciled students at Welsh HEIs who received some teaching through the medium of Welsh fell by 0.4 percentage points compared to 2010/11 but was 0.1 percentage points higher than in 2008/09 and 2009/10.
- The vast majority of students with some teaching through Welsh were on undergraduates courses; with over half of these studying full-time.
- 210 students completed an Initial Teaching Training (ITT) course which qualified them to teach through the medium of Welsh. As in the previous two years this represented close to 13 per cent of the ITT completers.
- Both the number of academic staff recorded as being able to teach through the medium of Welsh and the number actually teaching through the medium of Welsh increased by 10 per cent compared with 2010/11.
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