This is the country’s most populous region.
It contains a third of the most disadvantaged communities as well as some of the most prosperous.
A third of Wales’ school age learners are in schools in this region.
The role of schools here in driving social cohesion and economic prosperity is critical to the health and wellbeing of Wales as a whole.
The role of schools here in realising the transformational curriculum for Wales, is crucial.
The role of schools here in becoming genuinely collaborative, ready to take the lead in a school-led system is fundamental to the future of our education system, and our national mission.