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- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
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- Proposals concerning the publication of Sustainable Development Indicators statistical outputs
- Consultation on the regulations to introduce a new Firefighters’ Pension Scheme in Wales from April 2015
- Onshore oil exploration activities: integrated pollution prevention and control
- Statutory Guidance to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales in relation to the salaries of Local Authority Chief Executives
- Consultation on the findings of the report on the Impact and Effect of the Non-Domestic Rating (Definition of Domestic Property) (Wales) Order 2010.
- Achieving high standards together - a new framework for animal health and welfare in Wales
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Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
The Bill will introduce significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
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 - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2013-14 »
The 2nd Supplementary Budget proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2013-14, which was published on 25 June 2013.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
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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