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New five year plan focuses on inclusive apprenticeships for Wales

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English | Cymraeg Apprenticeship providers across Wales have produced a five-year blueprint focussed on delivering an inclusive Apprenticeship Programme which provides equal opportunities to currently under-represented groups of people. The Apprenticeships Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Strategy’s goal is to … Read more »

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Engineering the future of qualifications in Wales

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English | Cymraeg Young people in Wales thinking of a career in engineering may in future have an opportunity to study the subject for a new GCSE. Engineering and manufacturing play an important part in the Welsh economy, employing more … Read more »

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Instagram takeover by Welsh and Bilingual Apprentices

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English | Cymraeg Last month during Apprenticeship Week the Work-based Learning (WBL) Bilingual Champion for the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) arranged for 7 of the 10 newly appointed Apprenticeship Ambassadors to take-over the @dyddyfodoldi Instagram account. Highlighting the … Read more »

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Have your say – South West & Mid Wales consultation

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English | Cymraeg 2020 was an incredibly busy and challenging year which saw us develop three Covid-19 Impact Reports, the findings of which are now informing steps that can be taken by a range of organisations including Welsh Government to … Read more »

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Online employer event to support jobseekers in north Wales

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English | Cymraeg The event, called Opportunity North Wales was a partnership event between North Wales Regional Skills Partnership, Working Wales, delivered by Careers Wales, and The Department of Work and Pensions. People attending the event were able to browse … Read more »

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Opportunity for Change – South East Wales Virtual Careers Fair

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English | Cymraeg Although restrictions are beginning to be lifted across Wales, traditional face-to-face job fairs continue to be postponed or cancelled. Now, more than ever, employers and training providers are relying on online support to engage with job seekers … Read more »

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New partnership aims to increase Civil Service apprentices in Wales

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English | Cymraeg A new partnership is being developed to introduce the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Programme to more Civil Service employers working for the UK Government in Wales. The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) has linked up with the … Read more »

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Digital Exclusion and Mental Health Funding support for Apprenticeships, Traineeships and WBL staff

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English | Cymraeg Since the introduction of social distancing and lockdown within the UK in March 2020, work based learning providers rapidly shifted to remote learning delivery with full remote learning becoming a necessity, as the nation faced further local … Read more »

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Apprenticeships Awards Cymru 2021

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English | Cymraeg Star employers, inspirational learners and dedicated work-based learning practitioners across Wales have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Cymru. This year the awards will be held virtually on the Welsh Government’s YouTube channel at 7.0pm … Read more »

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Inspire! Adult Learning Awards 2021

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English | Cymraeg Send in your nominations for Learning and Work Institute’s Inspire! Adult Learning Awards. The closing date has been extended to 22 March 2021 Do you know an inspirational learner or family? You may be in the workplace … Read more »

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