Archive for June, 2011

Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Education and Skills
Jun
30

Whip cracked above heads of local authority leaders

John Osmond hears Education Minister Leighton Andrews threaten a root and branch shake-up of the county councils’ role in education

Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Education and Skills
Jun
30

Raising school standards

Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Education and Skills, to an IWA audience at the Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Cardiff University, 29 June 2011

Working life in the Roath Sanitary Steam Laundry
Jun
30
First Minister Carwyn Jones AM
Jun
29

Welsh taxation as an economic lever

Alan Trench puts First Minister Carwyn Jones’ views on financing the National Assembly under the spotlight

classroom
Jun
28

League tables should be kept for football

Philip Dixon challenges Gerry Holtham’s case for measuring school performance to drive up standards

Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science
Jun
27

Ball is in Edwina Hart’s court

Gareth Hughes says that despite another set of dismal economic indices Wales should be aiming for the premier league

The new building as viewed from Bute Park. Designed by Jason Flanagan at BFLS
Jun
27
Evan Davis
Jun
26

Britain is just Wales, writ large a bit later on

Rhys David says correcting wrong impressions of British manufacturing cannot mask serious underlying problems

Badgers in Pembrokeshire
Jun
25

Badger cull reprieve signals power shift

Gareth Hughes suggests that Carwyn Jones has become a prisoner of his backbenchers as he goes into reverse gear

Meri Huws, Chair of the Welsh Language Board
Jun
24

English-speaking Wales jumps language barrier

Meri Huws discovers why more monolingual parents are sending their children to Welsh-medium schools