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Section highlightThe People’s NHS Part of an initiative to engage the public in creating a safe and sustainable health service for the future.
Spreading the word »Action on the ground to increase learning materials in the medium of Welsh.Learn more »
First Minister’s call for action on the Welsh language
People from across Wales with an interest in the Welsh language are being asked to take action on its future in a national online conversation.
- Local Government Democracy Bill approved
- Minister welcomes report which could change shape and structure of education delivery in Wales for the better
- First Minister’s call for action on the Welsh language
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- Improving public services
Welsh languageWelsh-language technology and digital media action plan
The action plan sets out our commitment to drive developments in the field of Welsh-language technology and digital media.Learn more »
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
The Strategy for Older People in Wales 2013-2023 »The 3rd phase focuses on ensuring that older people in Wales have the resources to deal with the challenges and opportunities they face.Learn more »
- A new vision for a National Youth Work Strategy
- The future delivery of education services in Wales
- Consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note (TAN) 23 Economic Development
- Draft industrial and commercial sector plan
- Waste Prevention Programme
- Building Control system and Approved Document supporting regulation 7
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Section highlightIndex of Planning Policy Guidance for Wales
Our land use planning policy guidance is set out in two core documents, "Planning Policy Wales" and "Minerals Planning Policy Wales".
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
Infrastructure Investment Case Studies »
Examples of infrastructure investment projects funded by the Welsh Government across Wales.Learn more »
Further Education, Work-based Learning and Community Learning in Wales, 2009/10 and 2010/11 (early figures)
The statistics on learner numbers in post-16 education and training include data for Wales for the period August 2009 to July 2010 and early figures for December 2010. The latest release updates the provisional statistics released on 25 November 2010.
This Statistical First Release summarises final data on learners in post-16 education and training excluding those at Higher Education institutions and schools but including Further Education institutions, other Work-based Learning providers and Community Learning provision collected via the Welsh Assembly Government’s Lifelong Learning Wales Record (LLWR).
Key points from the latest release are:
- There were 241,805 learners at FE Institutions, Community Learning or Work-based Learning providers during 2009/10, a reduction of 3.9 per cent on 2008/09.
- Full-time learner numbers at FE institutions rose by 1.2 per cent, part-time numbers at FEIs declined by 7.8 per cent, total local authority community learning fell by 8.9 per cent but total work-based learner numbers rose by 1.9 per cent for the full year.
- Of learning activities with known qualification levels, the proportion at level 1 fell from 33 per cent in 2006/07 to 29 per cent in 2009/10 whereas the proportion at level 3 rose from 18 per cent to 20 per cent over the three years.
- The Early Figures for numbers of learning programmes in the week of 1 December 2010 show a small decrease in both full-time numbers and in part-time numbers relative to December 2009 but there was a small increase in work-based learning programmes.
Additional tables containing a greater amount of detail than the tables contained in this release are available on the website.
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November 2011 (provisional - to be confirmed on the 'Due Out Soon' page)