Network (OCN) Movement and credit in Wales. From the first 18 students to gain credits in Clwyd in 1990, over 6 million credits have been awarded to learners across Wales. The Wales Access Forum (WAU) established in 1989 was instrum... Go to page


areas of development. In 1989, The Wales Access Forum was formed. It was tasked with establishing and developing Access to Higher Education activity in Wales. In 1990, The South West Wales Open College and Access Consortium (SWWOC... Go to page

Essential Skills for Learners

the full suite of Essential Skills Wales Qualifications. Essential Application of Number Skills (EAoNS) Essential Communication Skills (ECommS) Essential Digital Literacy Skills (EDLS) Essential Employability Skills (EES) E... Go to page

Wales Europe and the World

Europe and the World Our Window on Wales qualifications support the Welsh Governments Wales, Europe and the World: a framework for 14 to 19-year-old learners in Wales. The qualifications support young peoples learning across the p... Go to page

Essential Skills Wales

Essential Skills Wales Our Essential Skills qualifications range from Entry Level 1 to Level 3. The higher level qualifications sit within all apprenticeship frameworks. Agored Cymrus strength is our expertise in this area. We can p... Go to page

Qualifications and Accreditation

are built around the Curriculum for Wales reforms and we will continue to evolve with these emerging developments. Agored Cymru is committed to creating 21st Century qualifications for a 21st Century curriculum in Wales. The Essen... Go to page


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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