Category: News

Organisations ‘deeply disappointed that Ministers have not listened’- Response to child poverty strategy

In a joint response to the Welsh Government’s child poverty strategy, published on 23 January, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales […]

Response to Estyn’s report on secondary school attendance

Commenting on Estyn’s Improving attendance in secondary schools report, published on 18 January 2024, Children’s Commissioner for Wales Rocio Cifuentes […]

Commissioner’s Report on Racism in Secondary Schools

Many children and young people experience racism and racist incidents in secondary school, and few have confidence in how this […]

Universal Children’s Day – resources for schools

On World Children’s Day, millions of children globally are being denied their basic rights. These resources from UNICEF, which we’ve […]

New Report shines light on education in Healthcare Settings

Education in Healthcare Report For children spending time in a hospital or another healthcare setting, being able to learn while they’re receiving care can mean more than just keeping up […]

Children’s Commissioner’s response to Senedd Ieuenctid Cymru’s report on ‘Sustainable Ways’

Responding to Senedd Ieuenctid Cymru’s latest report ‘Sustainable Ways’, Rocio Cifuentes MBE, Children’s Commissioner for Wales, said: “I’m in full […]

Children’s Commissioner statement following Lewis Edwards sentencing

Here is a statement by the Children’s Commissioner Rocio Cifuentes following the sentencing of Lewis Edwards: “The scale of the […]

Children’s Commissioner responds to a report on additional learning needs system

The Children’s Commissioner has responded to a report published by Estyn on the implementation of the additional learning needs system: […]

Children’s Commissioner’s response to RAAC situation in schools

Responding to the situation, Rocio Cifuentes MBE said: “This situation has the potential to cause significant anxiety to children and […]