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Double Honours for NTfW Equality and Diversity Lead

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English | Cymraeg Equality and diversity campaigner Humie Webbe has spent her life dedicated to helping people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities achieve a voice – and her tireless efforts have been recognised with two prestigious awards. … Read more »

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Supporting the professional learning journey of the WBL workforce

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English | Cymraeg It has been an exciting period for work-based learning in recent years. There have been a number of key developments on the professionalisation journey for WBL practitioners in Wales: from registration with the Education Workforce Council in … Read more »

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Success for all at Skills Competition Wales

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English | Cymraeg This month marks the end of Skills Competition Wales which has seen success for students, apprentices and young people across the nation. More than 1,200 students competed in 51 competitions across Wales, with 71 gold award winners … Read more »

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Breaking down Barriers to Apprenticeships through Mentoring!

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English | Cymraeg It’s almost a year on since Ethnic Minority and Youth Support Team (EYST) helped to co-produce one of our first Apprenticeship Engagement Events (AEE) in May 2018 that targeted women from Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) who … Read more »

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Regional Employment and Skills Plan for South West and Mid Wales

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English | Cymraeg The RLSP is currently busy completing the 2019 iteration of the Regional Employment and Skills Plan for South West and Mid Wales. This will be a year when we will see significant change in the political and … Read more »

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North Wales RSP – Employer Skills Survey: Get your voice heard

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English | Cymraeg Are you able to recruit and retain people with the right skills for your business? Would you like to be part of changing the skills landscape in the region? The North Wales Regional Skills Partnership (RSP) would … Read more »

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SkillsCymru – October 2019

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English | Cymraeg There are just six months until SkillsCymru will be back at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff and Venue Cymru in Llandudno. Aimed at 14-21 year olds, and their teachers, parents and the other influencers in their lives, … Read more »

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Applications have now opened for the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2019

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English | Cymraeg These prestigious awards take place on Thursday 24 October 2019 at the new International Convention Centre, Newport and celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals, employers and work-based learning practitioners who have excelled in contributing to the development … Read more »

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Exciting New Developments in Post-16 Welsh-medium and Bilingual Education

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English | Cymraeg   A New Strategy The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has recently launched its Strategy entitled ‘Towards Cymraeg 2050: A million Welsh Speakers – Further Education and Apprenticeship Welsh-medium Action Plan’. The vision of this strategy is to enable … Read more »

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Hair and Beauty Apprentices Head for Spanish Salons

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English | Cymraeg Nine hair and beauty apprentices are heading for some special work experience – in Spain. The group of hairdressing, barbering and beauty apprentices are heading for Spain (March 17 – April 1) as part of their apprenticeship … Read more »

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