Find out more about the Education Achievement Service

The Education Achievement Service (EAS) is the school improvement service for the five local authorities (LAs) in South East Wales (Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen).

Our core values, mission and vision underpin everything we do in our day to day practices and interactions with our key partners, the wider educational community and our staff.

Our Mission

Working with our key partners, we will aim to transform the educational outcomes and life chances for all learners across South East Wales. We will do this 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.

Our Core Values

  • We aim for excellence in teaching, learning, leadership and in all that we do.
  • We face the challenge of radical change with courage, reason and optimism.
  • We act with honesty and transparency at all times and always in the best interests of all learners across our region.
  • We work in partnership so that, together, we can make a greater difference.
  • We take collective ownership for the quality of our service and for pupil outcomes.

Our Vision

Transforming pupil outcomes, creating capacity through networks and enabling excellence in teaching and leadership.


Maintained schools and settings in the region (PLASC 2020)


Number of pupils of compulsory school age in the region in 2020


Grant delegation rate to schools


Non-maintained nursery settings

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