Strategic Overview

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Representing our members, we will constantly strive to influence the future of Work Based Learning for the good of the Welsh economy.

NTFW Values

Shaping and Influencing:

  • Ensuring that all key stakeholders and decision makers, within Education, Training & Skills understand the value and benefits of a quality assured training network and the positive effect it has on skills development within the Welsh Economy
  • Working with the Welsh Government to develop appropriate Education, Training & Skills programmes that are relevant to learners, employers and the Welsh economy regionally and nationally
  • Responding quickly and accurately to consultations to aid and influence the Education, Training & Skills agenda

Representing employment and skills in Wales:

  • Ensuring effective feedback of Federation activities and outcomes to members and stakeholders
  • Encouraging the sharing of best practices within the Education, Training & Skills network to benefit learners, employers & members
  • Encouraging staff at all levels of seniority within members organisations to fully engage and participate in the NTfW network
  • Ensuring that NTfW representatives effectively share feedback with the network

Raising the profile of work based learning in Wales:

  • Promoting and encouraging the achievement of world class Skills through Apprenticeship Awards, Apprenticeship Week and World Skills events
  • Publicising and promoting success through the media and ensuring positive representation of the work based Education, Training & Skills at key events
  • Increasing participation in the annual NTfW Conference
  • Maintaining and expanding current NTfW membership level

Engaging employer organisations with workforce development

Ensuring that the NTfW is in regular dialogue with:

  • Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
  • Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Wales
  • Institute of Directors (IOD)
  • Regional Skills Partnerships
  • Local Service Boards