Work Related Education
does Agored Cymru have to offer? Work Related Education Personal Social Education Apprenticeships Essential Skills Wales Exploring Vocations Qualifications Vocational Qualifications - Search our database for the ... Go to page
Essential Skills for Work and Life Work Related Education Essential Skills Practitioners (Digital Literacy) Data and Digital Vocational Qualifications All of our qualifications are regulated by Qualifications Wales and ad... Go to page
Work Related Education The skills and knowledge gained will allow learners to further their aspirations for employment, help them to manage their own career and ultimately develop a tool kit of transferable skills and attributes that wi... Go to page
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
Final Awards Board An Agored Cymru representative chairs Final Awards Boards to ensure that due process is followed. The Final Award Board will ensure that each learner has met the relevant rules of combination and the credit and gr... Go to page
Frequently Asked Questions What can I study? There are a wide range of Access to Higher Education Diplomas available such as Science, Health Care and Humanities. Courses offering a specific subject, such asNursing or Social Scie... Go to page
and Social Education (PSE) Work Related Education (WRE) Young Peoples Participation (YPP) Wales, Europe and the World (WEW) Daf Baker, Curriculum Development Manager, said: These qualifications have been inf... Go to news item
In 2016-17 over 1755 adult learners in Wales enrolled onto an Agored Cymru Access to Higher Education Diploma, a national qualification recognised by all universities in Wales as equivalent to three A Levels. The Diploma is specifically... Go to news item
As the only awarding body in Wales offering these innovative and specialist qualifications inWelshandEnglish,Agored Cymru is at the forefront of this constantly developing sector. Our new suite of IT qualifications will contribute to th... Go to news item
There are gaps in the provision currently, based around personal and social education (PSE), including the delivery of the newly titled, relationships and sexuality education (RSE). The Welsh Government, through its Curriculum for L... Go to news item
Rachel has made a significant contribution to the strategic direction of Agored Cymru and been instrumental in setting effective operational plans. In particular she has led on all aspects of qualification and curriculum development, an... Go to news item
Katy Burns, Agored Cymru Board Director, has been honoured for her services to post- 16 education and adult community learning in Wales. With over 30 years in post-16 education Katy started her career in Further Education at Coleg G... Go to news item
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.
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.
Welcome to our first Access to Higher Education (AHE) update bulletin of 2016. We hope you will find it a useful summary.
In partnership with Creative & Cultural Skills, Agored Cymru, the awarding body of choice for education and training providers in Wales, has developed the first of their kind higher level qualifications for the Craft, Design and Cultural H... Go to case study
After becoming a mum at a young age Caroline Read from South Wales, found herself suffering from depression and failing to find any ambition.... Go to case study
After leaving school at 13, with no qualifications, Jamie Maidment's life spiralled out of control. Jamie had suffered from mental health and substance abuse issues.... Go to case study
After leaving school at 15 with no qualifications and an ingrained belief that she was ‘stupid and would never amount to anything’, single mother of 5, Lauretta Hughes, defied the odds to become the Agored Cymru’s annual Access to Higher Ed... Go to case study
Mother of two and former Body Shop manager, Julia Fivash-Henderson from North Wales, graduated from Bangor University with a first-class honours degree in Midwifery after successfully gaining an Access to Higher Education Diploma in health ... Go to case study
South Wales local authority, Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) has developed a pioneering approach using Agored Cymru units and qualifications to implement the Welsh Government's Youth Engagement and Progression Framework, Implementation Plan and Nat... Go to case study