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Directory of support Education Consortia - Education Achievement Services (EAS)

Education Consortia - Education Achievement Services (EAS)

One of four regional education consortia in Wales who work with schools to raise standards and provide a range of support, which includes professional development and intervention programmes.

Striving For Excellence In Schools Across The Region

Working with Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen councils, EAS aim to improve education and enhance front line services.

This is achieved by focusing on improvement,  support and professional learning.  The work is underpinned by our core values of excellence, innovation, integrity, collaboration and accountability.

EAS Mission

Working with our key partners, EAS aim to transform the educational outcomes and life chances for all learners across South East Wales by:

- Ensuring successful learning experiences and high levels of wellbeing, particularly for those learners facing the greatest challenges;
- Building effective networks of professionals across the five local authorities and beyond, and working together to improve leadership, teaching and learning and;
- Attracting and retaining a team of outstanding people who embed our core values in their work and share a passion for excellence.

Service children’s quotes

"As soon as we get used to a house, you get moved - I’ve been to four schools and moved six times."


"I lived in Nepal, then we went to Brunei, then Malaysia."


"In my eyes, you have hundreds of friends in different places."


"I’m used to moving now and mixing with the children... I’ve done it so many times, it’s just a normal thing now."


"It's ok talking over skype and that, but sometimes you just want a hug when Dad is away."


"I’ve enjoyed going around to lots of places around the world, it's adventurous and exciting."


"In my eyes, you have hundreds of friends in different places."


"My mum got a chalk board and it says how many sleeps on it with chalk, every minute it’s getting closer for him coming home."


"I don’t want him to get promoted... I want him to get promoted but I don’t want to leave."


"I might be going to boarding school so that I don’t change schools every few years."


"I've been to seven different schools; I’ve not stayed put in one school long enough."


"He has been away for six months and he is back for two weeks, then he goes away again."


"My parents were in the Army. My mum is a like a nurse and my dad went to the war in Afghanistan. I actually didn’t really know what he was doing so I was like, ‘Cool Dad, go there,’ but then I found out and thought, 'Thank God he came back alive.'"


"He signed off last week, so he will be done by the end of this year. He’s done 24 years. I find that better because he will be around a lot. He likes watching us playing rugby, so he will get to see us more."


"I’m going to a new place entirely. They don’t know anything about me and that’s a big restart and that’s really good for me."


"I moved to Wales because my dad was posted in the Army. I thought I would get bullied and I was shy when you meet new people, but I made some friends."