They have been developed jointly by the WDA and ACCAC
The School Improvement Index Award was presented by the curriculum and assessment authority ACCAC
and was based on the school's GCSE and GNVQ results over the last three years.
Previously, I was assistant chief executive with the curriculum and assessment body ACCAC
, and, prior to that, history officer with the authority.
Mr Edmunds, 56, said yesterday: ``I am very pleased to have been offered the chair of ACCAC
at such an important time for the development of policy for education and training in Wales.
The resource pack costs pounds 25 and has been subsidised by the curriculum and assessment authority ACCAC
Prof Reynolds agreed that the likes of ACCAC
and ELWa may not have completely broken down into the modified education department.
The changes were recommended by a review led by Prof Richard Daugherty, and by the curriculum authority ACCAC
A Welsh Assembly government spokesman said: ``It would be entirely inappropriate for the minister to make any decisions without having fully considered the final report and advice from ACCAC
the statutory curriculum authority.
Dissolving the likes of ACCAC
and ELWa was never going to be straightforward, and the modified Assembly department has yet to settle down.
Research by ACCAC
has shown that the tests do not add value to the Key Skills Qualifications and that they can be a barrier to take up of key skills.
She has now asked the curriculum body ACCAC
and inspection service Estyn to produce guidelines for schools.
PARTNERIAETH SGILIAU DYFODOL CYMRU 2003: Tu blaen, o'r chwith: John Davies, ELWa,Trina Neilson, Gyrfa Cymru, RichardKeveren, Llywodraeth Cynulliad Cymru, Ann Evans, ACCAC
, ac Alex Ford, WDA.