Schools

Meeting LEGO to Discuss Braille Bricks

I met with LEGO and RNIB to discuss their new braille bricks, and how they can be used in our education system. This exciting new concept is a playful methodology, helping children who are blind or visually impaired to develop tactile skills and learn braille.

Supporting Children’s Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week is an opportunity to shine a light on the importance of children and young people’s mental health.
I had the opportunity to meet with Place2Be, who provide counselling to children in schools across the UK. It was fantastic to hear they are currently operating in 12 schools in South Wales and for every £1 spent on the service, it generates £6.20 back!

More Attention Is Need Towards Education In Wales

  • Schools

I am deeply concerned that research by the London School of Economics has found that Welsh children lost out on a third of their learning in the last academic year, more than any other UK nation.