Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Shaping the future of apprenticeship policy in Wales

Posted on by karen.smith

By Sarah John, chair of the National Training Federation for Wales The skills and apprenticeship landscape in Wales, and indeed the rest of the UK, is undergoing a significant period of transformation and it is great to see that the … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous |

NTfW pledges to help shape new post 16 learning authority

Posted on by karen.smith

The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) has pledged to be fully engaged in the consultation process following Tuesday’s Welsh Government’s announcement about the creation of a new strategic authority to oversee skills, funding for research and the higher and … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous |

College and Industry Partnership to Develop Aeronautical Talent Pool

Posted on by karen.smith

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai and Babcock International Group have announced this week that they will be working together to build a local pool of talented aeronautical apprentices. The apprentices will train with Babcock at RAF Valley and study their Aeronautical Engineering … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous |

Educ8 learners strike Bronze, Silver AND Gold at the 2016 Wales Care Awards

Posted on by karen.smith

On 24th October 2016, Educ8 was delighted to support the Social Care ‘Oscars’ at a prestigious event held at City Hall, Cardiff. As one of the event’s sponsors, we were extremely proud to be affiliated with such an emotional and … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous |

Strengthening Collaboration and Bilingualism in Education in Wales

Posted on by karen.smith

New partnership to strengthen vocational training in Wales Leading Welsh awarding body Agored Cymru has launched a new partnership with awarding organisation VTCT to promote wider educational opportunities for learners in Wales. In response to recent education developments, which place … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous |

Sarah and Paul appointed to lead NTfW during period of change

Posted on by karen.smith

A woman who has been involved in work-based learning for 22 years has been elected chair of the National Training Federation for Wales for the next three years. Sarah John, commercial director at Newport-based Acorn Learning Solutions, had been acting … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous |

Programme of Government Builds on high quality Apprenticeship Provision

Posted on by karen.smith

The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) has today welcomed the content of the Programme of Government, which pledges to create a minimum of 100,000 high quality all age apprenticeships over the next five years. The pledge, which has cross … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous |

Training providers call for Prime Minister’s pledge to cover lost EU funding

Posted on by karen.smith

The organisation that represents work-based learning providers in Wales is calling on Prime Minister David Cameron to confirm that the UK Government will compensate for any loss of European funding currently invested in the country following the Brexit vote. The … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous |

New appointments strengthen work-based learning provider network in Wales

Posted on by karen.smith

The National Training Federation for Wales, which represents work-based learning providers across the nation, has made three new appointments. Sarah John, commercial director at Newport-based Acorn, takes over as interim chairperson from Peter Rees, a former assistant principal of Coleg … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous |

Educ8 listed as top Welsh small company to work for in ‘Best Companies’ UK list

Posted on by karen.smith

Educ8, a provider of learning and staff development services, has been announced as the top Welsh company to work for in the 2016 Sunday Times best small companies list. Placed at number three, Educ8 is one of only two Welsh … Read more »

Posted in Miscellaneous | « Older posts