Agored Cymru proudly supports the Learning and Work Institute and Adult Learning Wales as sector organising bodies for the adult learning Taith programme. We are pleased to offer recognition of achievement and certification for individuals participating in the programme.
Customised Programmes of Learning and the Quality Mark
Both routes could be used to support, recognise and provide certification for:
- The mobility of individual learners and staff, or groups thereof, to and from Wales
- The development of key skills and competencies and experience new cultures, whilst simultaneously promoting Wales and Welsh language and culture throughout the world.
Agored Cymru Customised Programmes of Learning
- National and external recognition of the achievement of participants
- Measurable learning outcomes and associated assessment criteria, which have been benchmarked against national frameworks and meet national awarding body standards
- Tailored to a provider’s requirements, meets the needs of participants and accurately reflects the mobility experience
- Vast range of ready-made units across a wide range of subject areas and levels/ credit value
- Could develop new units that are bespoke, flexible and unique to specific projects
- Can be embedded into curricula
- Supporting those with the fewest qualifications and providing progression opportunities
- Designed to capture naturally occurring evidence
- It is made up of 3 key areas of activity: - Before placement, during placement and after placement. For example, identify skills and achievements before placement, build a personal skills portfolio during placement, and write (or update) CV after placement.
The Agored Cymru Quality Mark
- Measure of excellence, validation and celebration of outstanding practice in delivering learning in Wales.
- Can be applied to different types and structures of learning i.e. face-to-face; e-learning; seminars; conferences; webinars and short update sessions
- Continuing professional development (CPD) is at the heart of the Quality Mark
- It ensure that participants are getting the very best learning opportunities so that they can increase their knowledge and enhance their sector practice
- CPD points applied where relevant.
Key Topics Include
- Digital skills
- Language & culture
- Employability, career development, leadership, collaboration, workforce wellbeing
- Intercultural awareness
- Self-empowerment, self-esteem and motivation
- Resilience, wellbeing and mental health awareness
- Equality, diversity and inclusion
- Community development, integration and building cohesive communities
- Environmental awareness, climate change and green skills
Could be bespoke to specific sectors or progression routes
- A mechanism to enable providers to monitor and measure achievement
- CPD points can be attached where relevant
- Supports providers to develop evaluation approaches that assess the programme’s value and impact
- Constructed to support international exchanges across all sectors in Wales
- Supports flexible exchanges, including short-term, blended and virtual exchanges
- Available through the medium of Welsh
- Successful participants will receive an Agored Cymru ‘certificate of achievement’ which directly references the Taith programme
- Affordable, accessible, and rewarding for participants.
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