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Employer referral service signs up 500th apprentice in Wales

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English | Cymraeg A team appointed to make it easier for employers to engage with the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Programme to upskill their workforce has just signed up its 500th apprentice. The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) Apprenticeships Team … Read more »

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Support for job seekers across South East Wales

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English | Cymraeg Organisations across south east Wales worked collaboratively to deliver a free online virtual job fair via Facebook on 16 September. The aims of the virtual job fair were to: Enable customers to access live job vacancies and … Read more »

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Plan focussing on skills needed to bring economic resilience to the region

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English | Cymraeg The Regional Learning and Skills Partnership South West and Mid Wales is currently working across the six Local Authority areas to gain an understanding on how COVID19 is impacting sectors and businesses within the region through consultation … Read more »

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Reflecting 5 years as Independent Regulator of Non-Degree Qualifications in Wales

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English | Cymraeg It’s five years since Qualifications Wales started work as the independent regulator of non-degree qualifications in Wales which gives us an opportunity to reflect on what’s been achieved so far – and look forward to the future. … Read more »

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Exciting New Collaboration with the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol

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English | Cymraeg The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) has been commissioned by Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (the Coleg) to further develop the provision and delivery of Welsh-medium and Bilingual Apprenticeships in Wales. NTfW has been working closely with the … Read more »

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New Ambassador programme launched

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English | Cymraeg As a drive towards vocational excellence the Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales project launch the ISEiW Ambassador programme. The ambassador programme will support the key objectives of the project, with an emphasis on supporting young people across … Read more »

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Reducing inequalities for disadvantaged communities and diverse learners

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English | Cymraeg The Coronavirus has impacted heavily on the work-based learning (WBL) sector with many of our learners furloughed or made redundant through industry closures. The pandemic has also shone a spotlight on the inequalities that exist in society … Read more »

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Just landed: new standards visualisation tool for the PLP

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English | Cymraeg EWC is pleased to announce exciting updates to the Professional Learning Passport (PLP), which have been designed to better support education practitioners in Wales in using their professional standards. Based on user feedback, we’ve developed new interactive … Read more »

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‘Accelerated’ learning in digital teaching and learning skills

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English | Cymraeg The swift change in learning and teaching, because of Covid-19 has undoubtedly accelerated the learning and skills development across the work-based learning (WBL) workforce in Wales. The Post 16 Professional Learning Scoping Study, published in September 2019, … Read more »

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Change your Story with Adult Learners’ Week

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English | Cymraeg Learning and Work Institute (L&W) in partnership with the Welsh Government are working with a range of partners to create the largest bank of online learning via the Adult Learners’ Week platform which now hosts over 800 … Read more »

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