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Online workshops helping trainers improve support for autistic learners

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English | Cymraeg Work-based learning providers across Wales are logging on to online workshops during the Covid-19 pandemic to improve the ways they are supporting autistic learners. Ninety people employed by 18 work-based learning providers have signed up for the … Read more »

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Jonathan Davies, OBE presents sessions as part of Virtual Open Days

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English | Cymraeg Welsh local authorities, schools, colleges and work-based learning providers will be hosting a series of Virtual Open Days for Year 11 pupils for the first time this month. Jonathan Davies OBE will host sessions on apprenticeships and … Read more »

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Dafydd continuing his learning journey during pandemic

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English | Cymraeg Dafydd Eryl is from Caernarfon and is completing a Level 2 Activity Leadership Apprenticeship with the Urdd in the Snowdonia area. He’s got a passion for sports, so this apprenticeship was perfect option for him. Dafydd is … Read more »

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Passion for work-based learning lands Fiona a quality job

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English | Cymraeg Fiona Argent, 51, from Hengoed, Caerphilly, has been appointed head of work-based learning quality after moving from Cardiff Metropolitan University where she was manager of the Centre for Work-based Learning for more than six years. The NTfW … Read more »

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CITB apprentice Zoe Evans painting a picture of success

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English | Cymraeg Zoe Evans from Llanelli became a CITB apprentice in September 2017, enrolling on a level 2 painting and decorating programme before progressing to complete her level 3 in the summer of 2019. Zoe’s attitude and professionalism during … Read more »

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Mahima launches her career with an apprenticeship at Welsh Parliament

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English | Cymraeg An award-winning young Muslim woman is reaping the benefits of opting for an apprenticeship in Wales rather than a university degree to launch her career. Mahima Khan, 20, from Cardiff, has completed a foundation apprenticeship (Level 2) … Read more »

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Courtney brings a ray of sunshine into Pembroke Haven

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English | Cymraeg Courtney Purser of Monkton, Pembroke is currently undertaking a Traineeship Level 1 with PRP Training, Pembroke Dock and is on a placement at Pembroke Haven, an adult care environment in Pembrokeshire. Courtney came to PRP Training after … Read more »

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Online workshop teaches lockdown families about food sustainability

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English | Cymraeg Children and parents in lockdown across Wales are learning how they can play their part in taking care of the planet thanks to an online, interactive Food Heroes workshop. The free, 30-minute, bilingual workshop, which promotes global … Read more »

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Welsh learners overcome lockdown barriers with training support

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English | Cymraeg Apprentices and trainees across Wales have been able to progress with their learning programmes during the Covid-19 lockdown thanks to responsive and innovative changes made by their training providers, including online and practical support. The fortunes of … Read more »

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Training support Inspires Welsh learners to overcomes lockdown barriers

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English | Cymraeg Apprentices and trainees across Wales have been able to crack on with their learning programmes during the Coronavirus lockdown thanks to responsive and innovative changes made by their training providers, including online and practical support. The fortunes … Read more »

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