Sgiliaith Courses

Workshop: Designing Bilingual Resources

Workshop: Designing Bilingual Resources

 WHY? The purpose of this course is to identify opportunities and provide support for lecturers and tutors to produce bilingual resources.  Attendees will be encouraged to familiarise themselves with useful websites and online resources for producing bilingual key terms in their subject areas.  There will be the opportunity to discuss the design of bilingual resources…

Introduction to Bilingual Teaching

Introduction to Bilingual Teaching

Why? The training aims to increase the number of lecturers who teach bilingually. They will be equipped to work confidently and effectively in Welsh and English, balancing the use of both languages in a manner appropriate to the linguistic needs of the learning group. Who? The training is intended for teachers and lecturers who are…

Supporting Bilingual Teaching Course

Supporting Bilingual Teaching Course

Why? The aim of this course is to revise the bilingual teaching methodology and needs of a bilingual classroom. This is an opportunity to discuss the needs of individuals. The course builds upon aspects covered in the Introduction to Bilingual Teaching Methodology Training, the Sabbaticals Scheme or the City & Guilds 9375 (Welsh Medium) introducing…

Bilingual Teaching Methodology MA Module

Bilingual Teaching Methodology MA Module

Why? Bilingual teaching is challenging, and the fact that practitioners can speak Welsh and English does not automatically mean they are confident to work in a professional bilingual environment. Maintaining balanced and fair usage of two languages in learning and teaching requires planning and organisation. Confidence and enthusiasm are also essential to ensure that learners…

Embedding The Welsh Language Workshop

Embedding The Welsh Language Workshop

What? This is a short workshop that gives tutors and instructors the opportunity to consider their personal practice regarding ‘embedding the Welsh language’ and discuss Estyn’s requirements in order to plan a standard teaching programme for post-14 learners in Wales. Who? This course is aimed at further education lecturers and WBL instructors working in Wales….

Language Awareness: Context of education in Wales

Language Awareness: Context of education in Wales

Why? The training is an opportunity to improve individuals’ understanding of the wider aspects linked with language and culture. It gives the opportunity to collect information about language awareness and to investigate personal reaction to language matters. It is also possible for individuals to raise their language awareness and understanding of stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination,…

Seminar: Planning Bilingualism for Managers

Seminar: Planning Bilingualism for Managers

Why? The training aims to increase the number of Senior and Middle Managers who can effectively plan for and manage bilingualism within their departments in Further Education and Work Based Learning sectors. They will be equipped to work effectively with staff (particularly those they have line management responsibility for) in a manner appropriate to the…