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Freedom of Information Requests relevant to Home Education in Wales

In December 2021, FOIRs were submitted to the English Department of Education and their counterparts in the devolved nations, asking in each case for details of any contact they had had with one another. Responses received so far reveal that ongoing conversations on significant issues have indeed been taking place… Read More »Freedom of Information Requests relevant to Home Education in Wales

Answers to questions not reached in Plenary – 8 December 2021

Answers to questions not reached in Plenary 08/12/2021 OQ57311 Tabled on 01/12/2021 by Mark Isherwood MS – (Con, N Wales) “Will the Minister make a statement on the choices available to parents when it comes to settings for their children’s education?” Answered by Minister for Education and the Welsh Language… Read More »Answers to questions not reached in Plenary – 8 December 2021

The Welsh Government’s response to the Children’s Commissioner’s Annual Report 2020-21

Families First in Education – Wales is first and foremost concerned that primacy of all parents in the education of their children continues to be upheld. That is the reason why we wrote to the Education Minister, Jeremy Miles MS, in October with a submission to rebut Sally Holland’s use… Read More »The Welsh Government’s response to the Children’s Commissioner’s Annual Report 2020-21

ADSS Cymru and ADEW’s joint statement on Elective Home Education – 19 November 2021

On Friday 19 November the Association of Directors of Education for Wales and the Association of Directors of Social Services for Wales released a joint statement calling on the Welsh Government to fully adopt the CCfW’s proposals. Families First in Education Wales find this statement very troubling and we are… Read More »ADSS Cymru and ADEW’s joint statement on Elective Home Education – 19 November 2021