The mentoring programme consists of up to 14 hours contact during the academic year, including one-to-one mentoring, group mentoring, webinars and peer support.
This programme is designed to support practitioners in real life learning situations by offering them guidance and support to embed Welsh/bilingualism with learners in the classroom and/or workplace.
The programme is aimed at practitioners who are undertaking a PGCE or TAQA course, or who have recently achieved these qualifications. It is also open to practitioners who participate in the Further Education and Apprenticeships Work Welsh scheme.
The programme is designed to support practitioners in real life learning and assessment situations by:
Offering guidance to support practitioners in embedding Welsh /bilingualism with learners in the classroom and/or in the workplace;
Outlining the need to develop the practice of embedding Welsh/ bilingualism which is natural and balanced;
Discussing methodology to develop different techniques for embedding Welsh/bilingualism;
Supporting practitioners to assess their own strengths and weaknesses in relation to embedding Welsh/bilingualism;
Offering an opportunity to network with other practitioners in Wales and be part of a professional learning community;
Planning for further development.
Sgiliaith offers a number of courses to support colleges and other providers across Wales as they respond to the increasing demand for Welsh language skills in the post-14 education sector. Browse our courses in the ‘National Staff Development Scheme' section, or contact Sgiliaith to arrange tailored training.