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Commissioner welcomes Welsh Government’s 2021 exams decision

Responding to the announcement from the Education Minister, Kirsty Williams, that there will be no GCSE, AS and A-Level exams […]

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An open letter to Wales’ young people – 2021 Exams

Dear Wales’ young people This summer, I wrote to you all about how I felt about this year’s exam results […]

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Commissioner responds to latest lockdown annoucement

“Our consultation of nearly 24000 children and young people during the first national lockdown highlighted that school closures disadvantaged some […]

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Commissioner publishes briefing on BAME children’s experiences of lockdown

Children’s Commissioner’s briefing evidences systematic disadvantages faced by Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children living in Wales A briefing, based […]

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Announcement of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales’ review of Welsh Government actions

Professor Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales, is to review the Welsh Government’s response to Dylan Seabridge’s death in 2011 […]

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Commissioner calls for children in Wales to be awarded their centre assessed grades

The Commissioner also called on Welsh Government to consider delaying GCSE results until ‘they can achieve pupil confidence’. Responding to […]

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Commissioner’s open letter to young people

Dear Wales’ young people Last Thursday was never going to be like other exam results day; the pandemic made sure […]

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Commissioners’ joint call to Universities

The four UK Children’s Commissioners have issued a joint call to UK universities asking them to honour the offers of […]

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Children’s Commissioner responds to A Level results

“It’s clear that many young people lack confidence in the system that awarded them their grades yesterday, and that is […]

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