The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol along with CollegesWales held an online panel event, in the form of a Zoom webinar, with politicians from the three main parties in Wales to discuss the contribution of the post-16 sector to the aim of creating a bilingual workforce and communities and a million Welsh speakers by 2050. The event provided an opportunity to hear what the parties are committing to in terms of developing bilingualism in the post-16 sector in order to move the agenda forward during the next Senedd term as well as the priorities of the Coleg Cymraeg and CollegesWales. You can watch the session by following the link below:
Developing the bilingual workforce and communities of the future
North Wales Police Language Resources
Here is a link to a specific section on the North Wales Police website which contains resources to assist individuals who wish to develop their Welsh language skills. All roles within the NWP require a level of Welsh language skill. As part of the application process, individuals will be assessed on their spoken Welsh. The resources on the website help individuals prepare for the assessment. These resources are relevant to individuals interested in starting a career with the police.
Sgiliaith: Bilingual Teaching posters
Here is a series of posters by Sgiliaith that offer ideas on how you can start to use and introduce the Welsh language in your lessons. The posters are suitable for tutors and work based learning assessors, but would also be useful for teachers that are interested in incorporating more Welsh into their lessons. The poster series includes keywords on the following: Greetings Feedback Simple questions Bilingual Glossary for Tutors and Work based Learning Assessors The Advantages of Bilingualism Creating a Welsh Ethos in the Classroom Useful Resources Begin to Bilingualise an Online Lesson
Types of communication in the healthcare sector
This is a resource that highlights forms of communication in Health and Social Care. The resource applies to students studying level 3 concepts in the field such as Principles and Contexts or A levels. Because it is a common subject, this information can be useful to any student studying in health e.g. Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or working in social care in the community. This resource was adapted by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. Thank you to Llandrillo Menai Group for sharing the original material.
Communication (Principles and Contexts Level 3)
This is a resource to encourage and support effective communication in Health and Social Care. The resource is suitable for students studying level 3 concepts such as Principles and Contexts (Level 3). Because it is a common subject, this information can be useful to any student studying a health based subject, e.g. Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or working in social care in the community. This resource was adapted by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. Thank you to Llandrillo Menai Group for sharing the original material.
Movement in and out of cells
This resource was created for Level 3 Medical Science students but the information is relevant to any student studying biology at level 3 such as Health and Care or A level. The content is also useful for lecturers and students of studies with an element of animal science. This resource looks at the movement of substances in and out of the animal's cell membrane. It also deals with the mechanism of movement of the substances, and in particular looking at active transport. There are activities within the presentation to check your learning. This resource was adapted by Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. Thank you to Coleg Sir Gâr for sharing the original content.
Nutrition in Health and Social Care
This is a resource that introduces the components of a balanced diet. It is aimed at staff and students of Health and Social Care.The presentation will look at the concept of a balanced diet and the activities check learning asthe user progresses through. It discusses the role differing nutrients play in the diet. It will also deal with the Basal Metabolic Rate, the Body Mass Index and helps the learner to create a nutrition plan for individuals. This resource was adapted by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. Thank you to Pembrokeshire College for sharing the original material.
The Welsh Language, the Law and Childcare
This resource is aimed at Childcare lecturers and students. It includes a presentation and activities to check your knowledge. The presentation looks at bilingualism and its importance in the Care Sector in Wales. It also looks at the laws that have had an impact on how we all use Welsh today. The content is relevant to Childcare Level 2 Core (Learning Outcomes 9.1 - 9.9). This resource was adapted by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. Thank you to Pembrokeshire College for sharing the original material.
We Care Wales Video (Helen Dobson, Social Work)
This video of Helen Dobson who works as a Social Worker is part of the #WeCareWales campaign. Helen was a supply teacher in primary schools for thirty years, but one day she decided that she wanted to do more to make a difference, so she did her MSc in Social Care and became a Social Worker. Further details are available on the WeCare.Wales website.
Tomorrow's Doctors 4 2021-2022
The Tomorrow's Doctors scheme is designed to support learners who are in the first year of their studies in our Further Education colleges, and in year 12 in our schools, who speak Welsh and want to apply to study Medicine at university. The scheme offers specialist support from Cardiff University and Swansea University staff involved in the application process. With the support of university staff, the following workshops will be organised: March: Introduction, Paned a Chlonc with Menai Evans, Sara Whittam, Sara Vaughan. April: Work experience with Llinos Roberts May: Curriculum C21 with Rhian Goodfellow and How to Choose a Course with Cardiff University Medical Students May: Study through the medium of Welsh and the CCC scholarship with Awen Iorweth and Alun Owens June: Writing a Personal Statement July: Alternative Routes to Medicine with Alwena Morgan and [Siwan Iorwerth and Ffraid Gwenllian TBC] September: Speed Dating with professional doctors! October: Personal Statement question and answer session November: Predparing for MMIs December: Preparing for MMIs
Sgiliaith’s National Staff Development Programme
The aim of Sgiliaith’s National Staff Development Programme isto provide innovative training and practical advice on good practice and resources to staff in the further education and apprenticeships sectors. The purpose of this programme is to support practitioners to offer Welsh medium and bilingual provision to both learners and apprentices. Sgiliaith’s development opportunities are suitable for everyone working in the sector, regardless of Welsh language skills or previous experience. Sgiliaith’s Staff Development Training Programme offers a range of development opportunities to support the progression of practitioners’ bilingual skills, whilst Sgiliaith’s Staff Mentoring Programme offers support to practitioners in real learning situations to embed Welsh/bilingualism in the classroom or workplace. A national staff development and mentoring programme for the post-16 sector was commissioned. It is delivered by Sgiliaith on behalf of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.
A series of video clips to educate young people about the various career options available within the health and care sector in Wales. The aim is to increase students interest in the sector and raise awareness of the importance of the Welsh language within this field. The resources were developed by Coleg Cambria.