Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Black History Month Wales (BHMW) celebrates its 10th year in Wales!

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English | Cymraeg We aim to capture and share the contributions of people of African descent from the diaspora as part of our shared history, through a wide range of educational and creative activity for people of all ages. Race … Read more »

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Apprenticeships are key to the skills agenda in Wales

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English | Cymraeg By Sarah John, National Training Federation for Wales chair. Although much of the discussion in 2017 has been about leaving the European Union, there has been a similar amount of discussion about something returning – Apprenticeships. With … Read more »

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Public sector bodies invited to engage with apprenticeships

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English | Cymraeg Managers of councils and other public sector bodies in Wales who are responsible for recruitment and staff development are being advised to attend three regional events which will explain how they can engage with apprenticeships. The events … Read more »

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NTfW appoints four new directors to strengthen board

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English | Cymraeg An organisation that represents the network of apprenticeship and work-based learning providers in Wales has strengthened its board with four new appointments. The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) faces an extra workload with new challenges and … Read more »

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Minister highlights crucial role of work-based learning in Wales

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English | Cymraeg The crucial role work-based learning practitioners play as educators in Wales’ learning system was highlighted by Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, at a major conference in Cardiff. She told more than 230 delegates at the … Read more »

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Inaugural conference aims to strengthen skills for success

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More than 200 delegates from across Wales will be attending the inaugural teaching, learning and assessment conference organised for work-based learning practitioners in Cardiff next week. The conference, ‘Strengthening Skills for Success,’ will focus on providing professional development opportunities as … Read more »

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Welsh employers and learners recognised in training company’s new awards

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Individuals and employers who have excelled in vocational learning and training programmes delivered by one of Wales’ leading training providers were recognised at an awards ceremony last night (Thursday). Twenty-four finalists from across Wales were shortlisted for the new Cambrian … Read more »

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Shaping the future of apprenticeship policy in Wales

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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 »

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NTfW pledges to help shape new post 16 learning authority

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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 »

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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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