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PeoplePlus Cymru 2019 Learner of the Year Awards – Celebrating Achievement across Wales

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English | Cymraeg PeoplePlus Cymru, celebrated the achievement and dedication of learners, employers and partners with its annual Learner of The Year Awards in its 6th year. The event took place at the National Assembly for Wales Pierhead Building, sponsored … Read more »

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Structure for Welsh Apprenticeship Frameworks

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English | Cymraeg A series of consultation events across Wales took place last month in response to the Welsh Government’s consultation on the Structure for Welsh Apprenticeship Frameworks. The consultation seeks views on the structure of Welsh Apprenticeship Frameworks and … Read more »

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Welsh competitors collect 55 medals at WorldSkills UK final

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English | Cymraeg More than 100 Welsh competitors represented Wales at WorldSkills UK Live, the national final of the WorldSkills UK competitions. Team Wales won a total of 14 gold, 15 silver, 17 bronze and nine highly commended medals at … Read more »

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RomArchive wins prestigious award at European Heritage Awards

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English | Cymraeg The winners of the 2019 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were celebrated with the Grande Soirée du Patrimoine Européen at the recently restored Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. Under … Read more »

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Your Professional Learning Passport – a beginner’s guide

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English | Cymraeg Your PLP is an online tool that allows you to record, reflect and research to improve your professional practice. Essentially it’s a digital version of those lever arch files under your bed, but simple to use and … Read more »

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Qualified for the future

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English | Cymraeg Qualifications Wales has launched a major consultation to hear people’s views on the qualifications needed for the new curriculum. The 12-week consultation, Qualified for the Future, suggests principles that will shape the range of qualifications for 16-year-olds. … Read more »

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Our Skills, Our Future: Planning for Tomorrow

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English | Cymraeg An ambitious plan focusing on the skills needs of people and businesses across the South West and Mid Wales was officially launched in late October at the RLSP’s Annual event. The Skills Plan; aimed at ensuring that … Read more »

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Breaking down silos and improving the connection between supply and demand in key sectors are among the aims of the new North Wales Skills and Employment Plan.

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English | Cymraeg Those are the words of David Roberts, chair of the North Wales Regional Skills Partnership, who was joined by guest speakers, educators, employers and business leaders at the launch of the Plan, which runs from 2019-2022. Also … Read more »

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#WelshAtWork – Exciting New Campaign launched to promote using Welsh at work

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English | Cymraeg A new campaign has recently been launched to promote the use of Welsh within the workplace. Following the launch of the Bilingual Role Models earlier this year, six videos have been created highlighting the importance of Welsh … Read more »

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Hospital reaches milestone by achieving 100th apprenticeship

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English | Cymraeg Bronglais General Hospital in Aberystwyth is reaping the benefits of achieving its 100th apprenticeship delivered by award-winning learning provider Cambrian Training. The learning partnership between the hospital and Cambrian Training began 15 years ago and 101 staff, … Read more »

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