Case studies: Further education, training and lifelong learning
ISA training in Bridgend encourages its learners to take a holistic view of their career path and has inspired Hair and Beauty learners to become state registered. The training company has undertaken a major national campaign to raise the profile of the level 3 qualification needed for state registration, ensuring that their own learners feel genuinely motivated to advance within the industry as well as sharing this message with other learners across Wales.
ISA Training in Bridgend has raised the aspirations of learners studying Hair and Beauty by offering them new experiences through the Oyster Strategy. The strategy offers taster days, exchanges and gap years which have broadened learners’ horizons while also improving the development of essential skills, technical knowledge and confidence within the workplace.
The developing partnership between Gower College Swansea and Madungu Primary School in Kenya has enhanced the educational, social and intellectual development of students at both institutions. Over the past nine years, the project has contributed to the alleviation of poverty through improving educational provision in the Sigomre area of Western Kenya and enabled students to develop their knowledge of global citizenship, engage in fundraising activities and take part in life-changing experiences.
The annual Diversity Fayre at Gower College Swansea celebrates and promotes positive attitudes to diversity by engaging students in a range of different learning experiences and activities. From performing arts to charity quizzes, workshops and stalls, the event attracts around 1,000 students who attend and take part in this vibrant occasion.
Coleg Llandrillo Cymru, North Wales, is committed to supporting every student, offering a tailored response for individual needs. With help from the college to overcome significant barriers to learning, one young man successfully gained the numeracy skills required for a place on a construction course.