Education & Learning

Education is the accumulation and acquisition of knowledge. Education is the accumulation and acquisition of knowledge. It gives us knowledge about the world and the process of getting information. This information can not become a knowledge without the catalyst called education.

Education enables us to interpret things correctly. Education encompasses teaching and learning of scientific knowledge and specific skills.

Bridgend County Borough Council offers following subcategories in Education and learning: Adult and community education, Childcare, Extra-curricular activities, Grants, Learning centres, Libraries, Parental support, Pre-schools, Schools and colleges, Training and development, Youth support and Welsh Education Strategic Plan.

Adult and community education offers adult education courses, childcare - out of school hours, school admissions – appeals.
Childcare provides child protection, childcare - out of school hours and services for childminders, child-minding information.
Extra-curricular activities - childcare - out of school hours, child-minding information, instrumental provision and tuition, musical instrument hire, school - clubs and activities, sports - clubs directory, facilities, pitches and courts, young people's drop-in activities.
Grants -  business grants, European and other funding, free school meals, home improvements - disability facility grant for a private property, renovation grants, safeguarding children and family support, school - clothing grants and vouchers, travel support, student awards and loan.
Learning centres - School - nursery inspections.
Libraries – a lot of information services.
Parental support is intended to bullying and harassment policy, clothing grants and vouchers, travel support, appeals in school, and student awards and loan.
Pre-schools - nursery school places, private nurseries - nursery grants, roads - school crossing patrols, school - assessment and performance, breakfast clubs, catering, exclusion of pupils, nursery inspections, term and holiday dates, school governors.
Schools and colleges - bullying and harassment policy, free school meals, musical instrument hire, outdoor activity centres, road safety - cycling and walking to school, roads - school crossing patrols, school admissions – appeals,  school - assessment and performance, catering, clothing grants and vouchers, exclusion of pupils, information and advice, pupil records, term and holiday dates, transport, travel support, schools for the future and school governors.
Training and development – apprenticeships, equal opportunities information, equalities - assessment and consultation, health and safety at work – investigation, jobs - careers advice, work experience.
Youth support - student awards and loan, young carers - support and advice, young people's drop-in activities and organised activities,  youth leadership training and youth projects – volunteering.