All school governors should know and understand their roles and legal responsibilities and how these fit in with the responsibilities of the head teacher, the Local Authority and the Welsh Government. School governors play an essential role – they make sure their schools take appropriate measures to prevent and respond to lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) related bullying.
The Central South Consortium Joint Education Service will raise standards and build upon success though purposeful collaboration between Local Authorities, effective partnership with schools and a rigorous pursuit of excellence.
Wrexham, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Conwy, Gwynedd and Isle of Anglesey education authorities collaborate as the North Wales Consortium. It is an expression of the authorities’ wish to collaborate rather than a separate body.
The five local authorities of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen have formed an Education Achievement Service (EAS) which is designed to raise education standards in South East Wales.