More news from the Church in Wales Governing Body

University Chaplains

Education chaplaincy was something “very worth while”, the Bishop of St Asaph, the Rt Revd Gregory Cameron, told the GB, as he moved a motion that urged “ways of supporting, developing, and enhancing chaplaincy provision to institutions of tertiary, further, and higher education”.

The GB heard presentations from a number of education chaplains.

Education Reforms

Significant progress has been made in the past three years on 32 of the recommendations in The Church in Wales Education Review. The document, originally discussed by the GB in 2009, made 70 recommendations to the Church in Wales, the Welsh government, and other bodies.

Presenting an interim report, the Bishop of St Asaph, the Rt Revd Gregory Cameron, quoted the Provincial Education Officer, the Revd Edwin Counsell, as saying that diocesan directors of education needed two skills: “Experience in the diplomatic service, and some time spent in the Special Air Service as well.”

Other News

The Gleision Mine disaster fund, an invitation to Rowan Williams and an attempt to lift upper-age limit on certain posts.

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