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David Reynolds' concern over education standards in Wales

First Minister Carwyn Jones has told AMs ministers are offering education in Wales a "clear way forward" after a lack of leadership and accountability.

School inspectors have said the quality of teaching needs to improve if overall school standards are to rise.

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

Conservatives called it an "indictment" of Labour's "failure" on education.

Southampton University professor David Reynolds, an advisor to the Welsh government, spoke to the Sunday Supplement on BBC Radio Wales.

He gave his view to Vaughan Roderick on what Mr Jones meant by the Welsh government "taking their eye off the ball".

'Clear way forward' for schools

  • 02 Feb 2014
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