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College staff works with school pupil to look at next step choices

Empowering students to explore different education pathways

By working closely with schools, Gower College is empowering 14-16 year olds to explore all education pathways available to them. The kick start programme offers students the chance to explore a variety of sectors before making a decision on further study, training or employment. The college’s links with schools is allowing them to break down the barrier to further education and higher level skills. Read more >

Industry expert helps college students prepare for their next step

Preparing students for their next step after college

Students at Gower College can access support from experts to prepare them for their next step after college. Learners looking to go into higher education are able to use workshops , talks and mock interviews with industry experts when writing their university applications. Learners who wish to go into employment after completing their studies receive specialist tutorials and support to help them progress onto their chosen career path. Read more >

Working in partnership to promote investment in skills and access to post-16 education

Pembrokeshire College has developed partnerships that support the development of skills in Pembrokeshire, improve learners access to post-16 education and engage with hard-to-reach groups. Read more >

Strategies for increasing the use of Welsh language by learners at all levels

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai’s Seren Iaith initiative challenges learners’ attitudes towards the use of the Welsh language and promotes its use socially and academically. Read more >

Early identification and support of learners at risk of disengaging

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai makes effective use of an early identification tool to identify and support learners at risk of leaving a course before completion. Read more >

Establishing partnerships to help students with additional learning needs develop independent living skills

Pembrokeshire College has established strong partnerships that have allowed its students with additional learning needs to develop the independent living skills that they will need for their future. Read more >

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 >

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