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National Literacy and Numeracy Framework (LNF)

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A £7m national support programme for the Literacy and Numeracy Framework to help schools drive up standards of literacy and numeracy has been launched by Leighton Andrews.
The Minister for Education and Skills has made raising standards of literacy and numeracy in schools a priority.
This section explains our policies about how we aim to continually improve the quality of schools in Wales.

The Minister for Education and Skills has made raising standards of literacy and numeracy in schools a priority.

In his keynote address ‘Raising Schools Standards’ on 29 June 2011, to the Institute of Welsh Affairs, he announced the intention to introduce a new LNF for all learners aged 5 to 14.

The National Literacy Programme and Numeracy Programme set out the actions the Welsh Government intends to implement to improve literacy and numeracy standards in Wales. The national framework and a system of national testing are integral to both programmes.

To view the new LNF, visit the Learning Wales website (external link).