NTfW Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference – Strengthening Skills for Success
took place on Thursday 30 March 2017
at the All Nations Centre, Sachville Avenue, Heath, Cardiff, CF14 3NY
The crucial role work-based learning practitioners play as educators in Wales’ learning system was highlighted by Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, at a major conference in Cardiff.
She told more than 230 delegates at the ‘Strengthening Skills for Success’ conference, organised by the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW and sponsored by the Welsh Government, that she wanted to see more young people choosing apprenticeships when they leave school.
She also wants more apprenticeships in priority sectors, particularly science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and continued growth in higher and degree apprenticeships as a real alternative to university study. In addition, she is seeking the continued development of Welsh medium learning across the work-based sector. Read more …