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Improving learning outcomes through inspiring leadership

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At Bridgend College, inspiring leadership has had a positive impact across all areas of the college. Managers understand how they contribute to the future success of the college and staff are supported to innovate and take risks. Read more >

A holistic approach to supporting college learners

At Bridgend College, wellbeing officers, learning coaches and skills coaches holistically support students in all aspects of their college life. Read more >

The digitally-enabled college

Coleg Cambria is strongly committed to using technology to develop innovative learning opportunities, flexible learning environments and effective business practices. Read more >

Coleg Cambria - building a new identity

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Strong leadership and effective governance helped to create a successful and robust new identityfor the newly formed Coleg Cambria. A shared ethos and culture underpins the college’s excellent current performance and prospects for improvement. Read more >

Meeting employer needs with a skills-focused curriculum

A skills-focused curriculum and effective partnerships with a wide range of local employers help hair and beauty learners at Coleg Cambria achieve the qualifications and skills they need for employment. Read more >

College develops Welsh – African partnership

College develops Welsh – African partnership

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The developing partnership between Gower College Swansea and Madungu Primary School in Kenya has enhanced the educational, social and intellectual development of students at both institutions. Over the past nine years, the project has contributed to the alleviation of poverty through improving educational provision in the Sigomre area of Western Kenya and enabled students to develop their knowledge of global citizenship, engage in fundraising activities and take part in life-changing experiences. Read more >

Celebrating diversity

Celebrating diversity

The annual Diversity Fayre at Gower College Swansea celebrates and promotes positive attitudes to diversity by engaging students in a range of different learning experiences and activities. From performing arts to charity quizzes, workshops and stalls, the event attracts around 1,000 students who attend and take part in this vibrant occasion. Read more >

Clear purpose and direction = success

Clear purpose and direction = success

Since it was established in 1993, YMCA Wales Community College has established itself as one of the leading providers of offender learning, youth work training and community development learning. Read more >

College supports individual learning needs

College supports individual learning needs

Tags: numeracy

Coleg Llandrillo Cymru, North Wales, is committed to supporting every student, offering a tailored response for individual needs. With help from the college to overcome significant barriers to learning, one young man successfully gained the numeracy skills required for a place on a construction course. Read more >

Learner Voice in Pembrokeshire College

Learner Voice in Pembrokeshire College

After taking part in the national pilot, Pembrokeshire College implemented its Learner Voice Strategy in September 2010. The strategy was developed around existing good practice and related national standards. Learners and staff were consulted, demonstrating their continued commitment to consult and engage with learners in relation to all aspects of college life. Read more >

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