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Schools teaching quality 'needs to improve', inspector says

The quality of teaching in Wales needs to improve if overall standards in schools are to have any chance of increasing, inspectors have said.

Estyn's annual report raises concerns about the "variable" quality of teaching and standards generally, especially in secondary schools.

It said standards in primary schools were similar to last year.

The Welsh government said it was continuing to work on key areas such as teaching, literacy and numeracy.

BBC Wales education correspondent Arwyn Jones reports.

  • 28 Jan 2014
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