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UK (Wales) - Education improvement plan to 2020
An education improvement plan to 2020 for three- to 19-year-olds reinforces the Welsh Government’s priorities of raising standards in literacy and numeracy and breaking the link between deprivation and low attainment. It also announces the ambition for Wales to achieve scores of 500 in reading, mathematics and science in the 2021 PISA test round. A central aim of the plan is that ‘every child and young person should benefit from excellent teaching and learning’, to be achieved via four strategic objectives: an excellent professional workforce; an engaging and attractive curriculum; nationally and internationally respected qualifications for young people; and a self-improving education system.
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Last updated 19 September 2014