What is Sgiliaith?

Canolfan Sgiliaith offers support on bilingualism and Welsh and English communication skills for the post-14 education sector. Our objective is to offer practical advice on good practice, staff training and resources, with the aim of enhancing learners’ bilingual skills and experiences. The provision offered includes a variety of professional development opportunities for practitioners in different roles and on different levels in the post-14 education sector, including:

  • Methodology training to allow bilingual practitioners to teach in the bilingual classroom;
  • Practical training to allow pracitioners to develop and assess bilingualism with learners;
  • Progressive support on a strategic level to managers, senior management teams and governors of Further Education colleges and Work Based Learning organisations in relation to developing bilingualism;
  • Visits and meetings on a local level to discuss any aspect of bilingualism;
  • Advice on Language Awareness to ensure that every member of staff in the organisation is aware of the bilingual nature of Wales;
  • Welsh medium and bilingual learning and teaching through video link with schools across Wales;
  • Regular undertaking of other specialist projects which focus on the Welsh language, bilingualism and technology.

Click HERE for Sgiliaith’s Prospectus

Sgiliaith’s core activities are funded by DfES.

Sgiliaith is based in Coleg Meirion-DwyforGrwp Llandrillo Menai.

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