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Post-16 fears

Wide-ranging changes to post-16 education in Wales raised fears of job losses, hit morale and could even disadvantage Welsh speakers, a cross-party group of Welsh parliamentarians has warned. The Assembly Government's "transformation agenda" aims to ensure 95 per cent of people up to the age of 25 are ready for high-skilled employment or higher education by 2015. The Assembly's enterprise and learning committee has set out its fears in an open letter to Labour Education Minister Leighton Andrews.

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