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Professional Learning for Educators

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The Professional Learning team at Yr Athrofa: Centre for Education works with schools, colleges and other regional and national partners to develop and deliver a range of professional learning opportunities, programmes and experiences.

We offer access to and engagement with university research, and offer flexible models to support the accreditation and recognition of professional learning for educators in all sectors.


Postgraduate Degrees

Professional Learning for Educators

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Curriculum, Pedagogy and Leadership

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Physical Literacy

UWTSD has unparalleled expertise in this area and vast experience of working with schools to support the development of physical literacy.

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Welsh Language Programmes for Educators

The expertise of our staff and their experience of learning on the Welsh language Sabbaticals scheme means they can offer top quality training. Language training can be offered on commercial terms to the education sector in Wales, whether these are courses for the further education sector or tailored INSET courses, in order to respond to the needs of the primary and secondary sectors.

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Introduction to Professional Enquiry

Ideal for practising teachers, leaders and learning support staff, this package of workshops gives you the skills you need to get started in professional enquiry.

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Explore opportunities to offer credits for the professional learning programmes your organisation delivers

The University, through the Academy, provides accreditation of external learning and development programmes in two contexts:

  1. employers’ in-house learning and development programmes
  2. accreditation of commercial learning and development programmes

Find out more about our accreditation services

Would your learners like to complete accredited pre-university programmes?

We offer a range of exciting and informative free online courses suitable for students of Key Stages 3, 4 and Post-16.

The courses provide a progression path from informal, relaxed exploration of topics, to more structured study leading to 5-10 credits at Level 4. All courses are designed to expand individuals’ subject skills and knowledge and provide a flavour of Higher Education.

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Enterprise in Education

Improving global understanding of what it means to be an enterprising educator. UWTSD has world-renowned expertise in this area and has worked with schools in Wales and internationally.

Visit our International Institute for Creative Entrepreneurial Development (IICED) section to find out more.

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