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digital competence, so that young
people have the knowledge and
skills needed for now and the
future, with the highest standards
of literacy and numeracy.
But I recognise that it's all very well
having radical ideas, it is the
implementation of these ideas that
matters. As Education Secretary, I
have been determined to work
with, rather than against, the
teaching profession to secure
sustainable long-lasting reform.
Liberal Democrats value our
teachers, which is why we are now
empowering them. We are
adopting a 'Team Wales' approach.
As opposed to simply a handful of
civil servants dictating what each
and every pupil should learn, we
have over 200 'Pioneer Schools'
across Wales who are involved in
developing our new curriculum,
alongside international experts,
universities and subject specialists
That is how you deliver real change.
This is an exciting time to be
involved in education in Wales - the
Welsh Lib Dems are making a
difference, ensuring Wales is not
only a great place to teach, but also
a great place to learn.
Kirsty Williams AM
Welsh Education & Skills Minister