Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Skills Spokesperson highlighted the need for Wales to obtain extra money for science research during a cross party group meeting in the Senedd.
Plaid Cymru Shadow Education Minister Simon Thomas has warned the Welsh Government not to cut back on funding for the Foundation Phase education policy.
Only Plaid Cymru will stand up for Wales against threat of five more years of cruel Tory cuts The looming threat posed by a Tory government will mean that the Party of Wales will be more important than ever before during this Westminster parliament, Plaid Cymru’s Simon Thomas has said.
Ahead of the long awaited review of the National Curriculum in Wales Plaid Cymru’s Simon Thomas has called for real revamp of the present curriculum introduced in 1988.
During a debate on education watchdog’s Estyn annual report Plaid Cymru highlighted the need to build capacity of the education workforce in Wales.
Plaid Cymru’s Simon Thomas will lead a debate in the Senedd on getting more young people on the electoral register.
Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Education Minister Simon Thomas is to tell a trade union conference in London today that his party will prioritise students from Wales who wish to study in Welsh universities.
The Children, Young People and Education Committee has serious concerns about services for young people with mental health problems in Wales.
A Freedom of Information request by Plaid Cymru has uncovered a piecemeal approach to new £120 fines for parents of children mitching school.
The Party of Wales team in the National Assembly highlighted the impact of Welsh Government cuts on further education and skills spending during Education Questions in the Senedd.
The Welsh Government has confirmed it is in talks about the possibility of devolving teachers’ pay and conditions.
Plaid Cymru AM for Mid and West Wales, Simon Thomas has reacted to the news that hundreds of jobs are under threat in Pembrokeshire as a proposed deal to buy an oil refinery has collapsed.
News that there will be further cuts in the provision for the teaching of Welsh to adults has been condemned by Plaid Cymru.
Plaid Cymru calls on Welsh Government to introduce spot checks for schools Party of Wales Shadow Education Minister Simon Thomas has said it is time the Welsh Government introduced spot checks for schools without giving notice.
“End the postcode lottery for students with specific needs”: Plaid Cymru The Party of Wales Shadow Education Minister Simon Thomas has highlighted the inconsistent provision of additional learning support that exists between local authorities in Wales, insisting that it needs to be tackled by the Welsh Government through a single, specific
In response to an independent stocktake of the Foundation Phase in Wales, the Party of Wales Shadow Education Minister Simon Thomas said: “Plaid Cymru has championed the principles and practice of the Foundation Phase for many years, because international evidence shows that the method of learning through doing works well in early education.
Apprenticeships and education are key in harnessing economic potential of Welsh language The Welsh language is an asset that should be mobilised for the good of the Welsh economy.
Plaid Cymru Shadow Education Minister Simon Thomas AM has demanded answers from the Welsh Government over unexpectedly low GCSE English grades in the January module examinations.
Plaid Cymru Shadow Education and Skills Minister Simon Thomas has welcomed the latest statement on terms of reference of the Professor Ian Diamond Review of Higher Education.
Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Education, Skills and the Welsh Language Minister Simon Thomas today raised the issue of the transport crisis impacting on pupils from Rhydywaun School with the Welsh Language Commissioner Meri Huws.