Family & Community Government Policy & Strategies entries for Wales include strategy documents which inform current and future policy.
Advocacy standards and outcomes framework for children and young people
Advocacy is about: speaking up for children and young people, empowering children and young people to make sure their rights are respected and their views, wishes and feelings are heard at all times, representing the views, wishes and feelings of children and young people to decision-makers, and helping them to navigate the system.
School Uniforms to become more affordable
Kirsty Williams AM has published statutory guidance to make school uniforms more affordable, accessible and gender-neutral.
Childcare, Play and Early Years Workforce Plan
A draft plan for the Childcare, Play and Early Years sector setting out our proposed 10-year strategic ambition for this workforce was consulted upon in 2014.
Childcare Statutory Guidance
This guidance is issued under sections 22 (3), 23(3), 26(2) (b) and 27(7) of the
Childcare Act 2006 and section 118 (A) (2) (b) of the School Standards and
Framework Act 1998.
Child Poverty Strategy for Wales
Our 2015 Child Poverty Strategy includes 5 key objectives for tackling child poverty and improving the outcomes of low income families in Wales.
Evaluation of Families First
Families First is designed to improve outcomes for children, young people and families. It emphasises prevention and early intervention for families, particularly those living in poverty.
Evaluation of the Early Implementation of the Childcare Offer for Wales
The evaluation has highlighted a number of benefits and challenges associated with developing, delivering and accessing the Offer.
Flying Start is part of Welsh Governments early years programme for families with children under 4 years of age living in disadvantaged areas of Wales.
‘Help at Hand’ An evaluation report of a programme of activities promoting alternatives to smacking children
Research investigating how to make the physical punishment of children less socially acceptable.
Reading and numeracy tests in Wales – 2019: Information for parents and carers of children in Years 2 to 9
In the summer term 2019, children in Years 2 to 9 will take national tests in reading and numeracy (reasoning).