Agored Cymru is delighted to launch its new suite of learning core qualifications today on GCSE Results Day. - The qualifications support four key curriculum areas: personal and social education (PSE), work related education (WRE), young peoples participation (YPP) and Wales, Europe and the World (WEW). The new suite has GCSE equivalencies andis desig...

Today’s announcement of A-Level results in Wales is an important milestone for many young people and adults who are looking to progress their careers. But also many learners will be celebrating their Access to Higher Education Diploma results. - The Access to Higher Education Diploma is an alternative to A-Levels and recognised by all universities and...

Agored Cymru is finalist in the Qualification of the Year category for the 2017 FAB Awards. The Level 4 Diploma in Data Analytics has been named one of only five qualifications to reach the final throughout the UK. - Kevern Kerswell, Chief Executive, Agored Cymru said: I am delighted that we have reached the final of the FAB Awards for the second...

Nearly a year on since announcing the Welsh language target of one million speakers by 2050, the Welsh Government has published its language strategy to achieve its ambitious goal. - Agored Cymru is proud to be Welsh and continues to respond positively to the education and training needs in Wales and to championing the Welsh language agen...

There are language commissioners across the world promoting the rights of speakers. The International Association of Language Commissioners (IALC) is a forum to share experiences and to learn from each other. IALC’s annual conference is held in Cardiff today (17 May), and chaired by the Welsh Language Commissioner, Meri Huws. - The conference was lau...

Kevern Kerswell, Chief Executive and Rachel Mooney, Director of Business & Regulation at Agored Cymru were delighted to attend the formal launch of Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales at the Senedd last week. This new independent voluntary adult education movement and the largest all-Wales provider of adult learning is the result of merger...

#WelshLanguageMusicDay is happening for a second year running and Agored Cymru is encouraging everyone to support and participate. - What is Welsh Language Music Day? In partnership with names such as Deezer, HMV, BBC, Grazing Shed, Spillers and a host of talented Welsh musicians, the first #WelshLanguageMusicDay, was a success with gigs, radi...

Following a successful recruitment process we are delighted to announce that Kevern Kerswell has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Agored Cymru. - Kevern who is currently the Assistant Director for Quality, Standards and Regulations at Agored Cymru will take up hi...

Agored Cymru has appointed John Sexton as its newest Board member.

Sexton, who is the Director of the Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone campus in Ebbw-Vale and a member of Agored Cymru’s Quality Standards and Regulation Committee, has several years’ experience in both education and industry. - John Sexton began his career as an engineer, w...

Former Coleg Cambria learners, who achieved their Agored Cymru Access to Higher Education Diploma in Biosciences, were among 25 special nominees from around the UK to be presented an Award at the Royal Societies' and Gatsby Foundation's Awards Ceremony held at the Royal Society of Chemistry in London recently. - Gemma Lloyd and Carl Shone, along with ...

New partnership to strengthen vocational training in Wales - Leading Welsh awarding body Agored Cymru has launched a new partnership with awarding organisation VTCT to promote wider educational opportunities for learners in Wales. In response to recent education developments, which place an increased emphasis on apprenticeships and skills qualificatio...

A special presentation sponsored by Alun Davies, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language, was held at the Senedd to celebrate the Agored Cymru Access to Higher Education Learner of the Year Awards. - In 2015-16 over 1800 adult learners in Wales enrolled onto an Agored Cymru Access to Higher Education Diploma, a national qualification rec...

Agored Cymru is the only Welsh awarding body to be shortlisted for the ‘Awarding Organisation of the Year’ accolade at the national prestigious Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) Awards 2016. - The Awards recognise the contributions made by awarding organisations and their employees to education and skills in the UK over the past year. John Graystone...

Today in Llangunnor, the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales has delivered the first in a series of Safeguarding Seminars that will equip those working with older people with the skills and knowledge they need to recognise the signs of domestic abuse and ensure that older people can access the help and support they need if they are the victims of...