Speeches

Improving exam results not “legitimate reason” to move pupils off-register | Nid gwella canlyniadau arholiadau yw “rheswm dilys” i symud disgyblion oddi ar y gofrestr

Responding to warnings from the education watchdog Estyn that some schools may be moving pupils off their registers as an “easy way” to improve exam data, Shadow Education Minister Suzy Davies has said:  “While there are a number of genuine and legitimate reasons for young people being educated outside of a school, I do not think improving a schools overall exam results is one of them.
Wrth ymateb i rybuddion gan y corff gwarchod addysg Estyn bod rhai ysgolion yn symud disgyblion oddi ar eu cofrestrau fel “ffordd hawdd” i wella data arholiadau, mae Gweinidog Addysg yr Wrthblaid, Suzy Davies, wedi dweud: “Er bod nifer o resymau dilys dros bobl ifanc cael eu haddysgu y tu allan i ysgol, nid wyf yn credu bod gwella canlyniadau arholiadau cyffredinol ysgol yn un ohonynt.

“Welsh Government must spend extra money received on schools” | “Rhaid i Lywodraeth Cymru wario arian ychwanegol a dderbynnir ar ysgolion”

Commenting on the new pay for teachers, Welsh Conservative Shadow Education Minister, Suzy Davies AM, said: “It is great that that our hard-working and dedicated teachers are being rewarded in this way and that this extra funding is possible on the back of the UK Conservative Government’s contribution.
Wrth sôn am y tâl newydd i athrawon, dywedodd Gweinidog Addysg Cysgodol Ceidwadwyr Cymreig, Suzy Davies AC: “Mae'n wych bod ein hathrawon ymroddedig sy'n gweithio'n galed yn cael eu gwobrwyo fel hyn a bod yr arian ychwanegol hwn yn bosibl ar gefn cyfraniad Llywodraeth Geidwadol y DU.

430 GPs reject Minor Injuries Cover | Mae 430 o feddygon teulu yn gwrthod Cyflweni Mân Anafiadau

Regional AM Suzy Davies has been told by Swansea Bay University Health Board that attempts to recruit GP’s to staff the Minor Injuries Unit at Singleton Hospital have failed.
Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Bae Abertawe wedi dweud wrth yr AC Rhanbarthol Suzy Davies fod ymdrechion i recriwtio meddygon teulu i staffio’r Uned Mân Anafiadau yn Ysbyty Singleton wedi methu.

Suzy Davies: “Crucial that Bridgend Ford workers front of queue for Ineos jobs” | Suzy Davies: “Hanfodol bod gweithwyr Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr o flaen y ciw ar gyfer swyddi Ineos”

Responding the news that Ineos Automotives are planning on locating themselves in Bridgend, Suzy Davies, Welsh Conservative AM for South Wales West, said: “This news is extremely welcome for Bridgend and the surrounding areas as there has been talk of Ineos being interested in Bridgend for some time.
Wrth ymateb y newyddion bod Ineos Autmotives yn bwriadu lleoli eu hunain ym Mhen-y-bont ar Ogwr, dywedodd Suzy Davies, AC Ceidwadwyr Cymreig Gorllewin De Cymru: “Mae’r newyddion hyn i’w groesawu’n fawr i Ben-y-bont ar Ogwr a’r ardaloedd cyfagos gan y bu sôn bod Ineos yn ymddiddori ym Mhen-y-bont ar Ogwr ers cryn amser.

Welsh Labour-led Government has “no place to hide” | Nid oes gan Lywodraeth Cymru dan arweiniad Llafur “lle i guddio”

Following the announcement that the UK Conservative Government will boost education spending by £14 billion in England over the next three years, the Welsh Labour Government will receive £1.24 billion in extra spending directly for primary and secondary schools.
Yn dilyn y cyhoeddiad y bydd Llywodraeth Geidwadol y DU yn rhoi hwb o £ 14 biliwn i wariant ar addysg yn Lloegr dros y tair blynedd nesaf, bydd Llywodraeth Lafur Cymru yn derbyn £ 1.24 biliwn mewn gwariant ychwanegol yn uniongyrchol ar gyfer ysgolion cynradd ac uwchradd.

GCSE improvements “mask underlying, problematic trends” | Gwelliannau TGAU “cuddio tueddiadau sylfaenol, problemus”

GCSE results show that despite the number of pupils receiving good GCSE grades has slightly increased, this year still marks one of the lowest performances of the last decade.
Mae canlyniadau TGAU yn dangos, er bod nifer y disgyblion sy'n derbyn graddau TGAU da wedi cynyddu rhywfaint, mae eleni'n dal i nodi un o berfformiadau isaf y degawd diwethaf.

Shadow Minister welcomes positive news for A-level students across Wales | Gweinidog yr Wrthblaid yn croesawu newyddion cadarnhaol i fyfyrwyr Lefel-A ledled Cymru

Suzy Davies AM, Welsh Conservative Shadow Education Minister, has expressed her delight at the news this morning that A-level grades have improved across Wales.
Mae AC Suzy Davies, Gweinidog Cysgodol Addysg i’r Ceidwadwyr Cymreig, wedi mynegi ei hyfrydwch o’r newyddion y bore yma fod graddau Lefel-A wedi gwella ledled Cymru.

Suzy Davies AM welcomes commissioner's focus on Welsh Language workplaces | Suzy Davies AC yn croesawu ffocws y comisiynydd ar weithleoedd iaith Gymraeg

Shadow Minister for Education and Welsh Language, Suzy Davies AM, has commented on the news today that the Welsh Language Commissioner has focussed on post-education bilingual employment during his presentation at the National Eisteddfod today. She said: “I’m pleased to see the Welsh Language in the headlines today.
Mae Suzy Davies AC, Gweinidog yr Wrthblaid dros Addysg a’r Gymraeg, wedi ymateb i’r newyddion y bore yma fod Comisiynydd y Gymraeg yn bwriadu canolbwyntio ar gyflogaeth ddwyieithog ar ôl gadael byd addysg yn ei gyflwyniad yn yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol heddiw. Dywedodd: “Rwy’n falch o weld y Gymraeg yn cael sylw yn y penawdau heddiw.