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Pisa test scores ‘risk’ to Wales economy warning

Image copyright PA Image caption Wales came lowest of the UK nations in the last set of Pisa rankings Wales is in danger of missing out economically unless it improves its performance in global education tests, a former government advisor has said. Prof David Reynolds warned ministers would miss their ...

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Wales teacher recruitment levels ‘bordering on crisis’

Image caption Nearly 50,000 teaching days were lost in Wales in 2016 due to stress, figures showed Low numbers of teachers being recruited in Wales is “bordering on crisis” levels, a union has said. Welsh Government figures showed the target for trainee teacher intake in secondary schools and for PGCEs ...

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Texas mother held after two toddlers die in hot car

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cynthia Marie Randolph was arrested on Friday, police say A Texas mother is facing charges over the deaths of her two children from heat exposure after they were found locked in a car last month, police say. They say Cynthia Marie Randolph has admitted she ...

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