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Providing opportunities for more able and talented learners

Providing opportunities for more able and talented learners

Coleg Sir Gar in Carmarthenshire has ensured that their strategy for developing teaching and learning provides challenging opportunities for all learners with additional learning needs. The college has worked closely with partner providers to share best practice and has developed a number of initiatives to help pupils’ progress. 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 >

The world is their Oyster

The world is their Oyster

ISA Training in Bridgend has raised the aspirations of learners studying Hair and Beauty by offering them new experiences through the Oyster Strategy. The strategy offers taster days, exchanges and gap years which have broadened learners’ horizons while also improving the development of essential skills, technical knowledge and confidence within the workplace. Read more >

College develops Welsh – African partnership

College develops Welsh – African partnership

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 >

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 >

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