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Improving learning outcomes through inspiring leadership

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 >

Coleg Cambria - building a new identity

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 >

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 >

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 >

Success with online individual learning plans

Success with online individual learning plans

In 2010, St David’s Catholic College, Cardiff, developed and implemented an online individual learning plan to help learners continuously assess and plan their progress. This has successfully resulted in learners exercising greater ownership and responsibility for their own learning. 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 >

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Video: Supporting success

The College Ystrad Mynach is located in Caerphilly County Borough and comprises a main campus in Ystrad Mynach, a secondary campus in Rhymney, and a number of smaller centres in the area. At the time of the inspection, there were 243 learners in training in a variety of sector subject areas. The quality of support and guidance for work-based learners was outstanding. Read more >