We provide a nationwide perspective on education and training in Wales. Our thematic reports help inform policy development and are used to monitor progress. Estyn also contributes to a number of education working groups.
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Each year the Education Minister asks the Chief Inspector for advice on a range of themes in relation to education and training to help inform policy development and to monitor progress.
The documents below provide an annual summary of findings from our national thematic reports.
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Good practice in the humanities 06 Oct 2017
This report examines standards, provision and leadership of the humanities at key stages 2, 3 and 4 in schools where good practice has been identified.
Good practice in the humanities - Training materials 06 Oct 2017
This PowerPoint is a way for providers to share the main findings of the report and review their own performance in a particular thematic area. The presentations summarise the... Read more
School-to-school support and collaboration – a summary and discussion paper 21 Sep 2017
This report describes the main policy developments and initiatives relating to school-to-school support and summarises and synthesises existing evaluations for each development.