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Improving learner retention and success through progress monitoring

The Construction Industry Training Board has developed a performance management system to track apprentices’ progress which has led to improved learner retention and success rates. Read more >

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Allocating apprentices to colleges most able to teach the required skills

Apprentices at B-wbl are trained by the college that is best able to deliver their chosen vocation. This reduces costs and benefits learners. Read more >

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Sharing apprenticeships between businesses to maximise learning

Apprentices at B-wbl share their time between a number of companies as small businesses are not always able to support a full-time trainee. This ensures learners get a full training programme and a wide range of work experience. Read more >

Providing work placement opportunities in partnership with Higher Education

Rathbone Training and Cardiff University have developed an effective partnership that benefits learners from both institutions. A new degree programme offers students both practical experience with an external organisation and academic study. Read more >

A star is born

A star is born

A school in Ceredigion joined forces with Disability Sport Wales to help and encourage a pupil with disabilities achieve sporting excellence and develop great leadership skills in football. Read more >

ICT creates new learning experiences for pupils with SEN

ICT creates new learning experiences for pupils with SEN

Trinity Fields School and Resource Centre in Caerphilly uses gesture-based technology to help improve the independence, communication and interaction range of pupils with special educational needs. Following a review they introduced technology such as an interactive floor projector to allow pupils with complex needs to interact meaningfully with the environment. Pupils now rely less on others to provide their learning experiences. Read more >

A safe and secure environment helps pupils flourish

A safe and secure environment helps pupils flourish

At Ysgol Maes Dyfan, pupils benefit from one-to-one sessions with a Learning Coach which have boosted their communications skills, raised their confidence and increased self-awareness. Read more >

The power of one voice. One pupil really can make a difference!

The power of one voice. One pupil really can make a difference!

A Flintshire primary school pupil who uses a wheelchair gave his school a list of recommendations for changes to the school and its grounds to provide safer access for wheelchair users. Read more >

Working together to improve wellbeing for work-based learning

Working together to improve wellbeing for work-based learning

Vocational Skills Partnership is a consortium of four private work based learning providers in Abercynon. Together they have created an online wellbeing hub where learners, employers and employees can access the latest information on improving their wellbeing. Read more >

Leading learners across Wales by example

Leading learners across Wales by example

ISA training in Bridgend encourages its learners to take a holistic view of their career path and has inspired Hair and Beauty learners to become state registered. The training company has undertaken a major national campaign to raise the profile of the level 3 qualification needed for state registration, ensuring that their own learners feel genuinely motivated to advance within the industry as well as sharing this message with other learners across Wales. Read more >

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