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Vocational Development

Vocational Development In addition to qualifications which have been structured to meet the requirements of the apprenticeship framework, we offer smaller qualifications which can be used flexibly to accommodate different working models... Go to page


Referrals However, centres can recommend that a learner is allowed a second resubmission opportunity via the referral process. Referrals can also be made for learners who have submitted work after the deadline and have failed to mee... Go to page


History Agored Cymru has an impressive pedigree in the development of Access to Higher Education courses, the Open College Network (OCN) Movement and credit in Wales. From the first 18 students to gain credits in Clwyd in 1990, over 6... Go to page

Principles of Assessment

Principles of Assessment All assessments must produce outcomes that are: valid: the assessment evidence meets all assessment criteria and all learning outcomes authentic: all the work is the learners own reliable: assessment ... Go to page

Work Related Education

Work Related Education The qualifications meet the different themes of the CWW: personal achievement; seeking information; understanding the world of work; guidance; and making and implementing decisions. The qualifications enable l... Go to page


Employability As an organisation we pride ourselves on creating quality, industry led qualifications and rewarding achievement. Everything we produce is designed to benefit the learner, individually, socially and economically. We believ... Go to page


Celebrating Adult Learners’ Week

Now in over 55 countries worldwide, each year we see over 10,000 adults in Wales participating in Adult Learners Week activities. The aim of this campaign is to raise awareness of the value of adult learning, celebrate the achievements ... Go to news item

Prince of Wales Nursing Cadet Scheme

Piloted across Wales this year, with a view to an expansion to other parts of the UK in the future, the scheme seeks to empower young people to make a meaningful contribution both to health and well-being in Wales, and to society in gen... Go to news item


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We are delighted to welcome our newly appointed Access to Higher Education External Verifiers Rebecca Bennett Wilding, Bethan Norman and Jeremy Edwards. They will begin their external verification work in September 2016.

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At Agored Cymru we are aware that Access to HE learners have faced or are facing significant barriers to their educational achievement. They are often studying while undertaking caring responsibilities and/or working and therefore frequently suffer considerable financial hardship as a result of their decision to return to education.

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