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College and Industry Partnership to Develop Aeronautical Talent Pool

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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 »

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

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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 »

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Strengthening Collaboration and Bilingualism in Education in Wales

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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 »

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Sarah and Paul appointed to lead NTfW during period of change

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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 »

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Programme of Government Builds on high quality Apprenticeship Provision

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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 »

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

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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 »

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New appointments strengthen work-based learning provider network in Wales

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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 »

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

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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 »

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Regulation and Oversight of Post-Compulsory Education & Training: Response from further education sector

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ColegauCymru / CollegesWales and the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) welcome a number of recommendations made in a new report on the regulation and oversight of post-compulsory education and training in Wales. The report, which focuses on the need … Read more »

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ColegauCymru and NTfW announce joint working arrangements

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ColegauCymru / CollegesWales and the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) have announced joint working arrangements on public affairs, and are discussing the potential benefits of coming together as a single representative body for the post-16 education, training and skills … Read more »

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