The Branch can also by followed on our social media pages:
- Twitter @SCGLlM
- Instagram: @cangengllm
If you would like more information about the work of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol within the
opportunities available or to be one the Branch’s members, please feel free to contact Nia or
The background of Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol
The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol was established in 2011. Since its establishment, the Coleg has
and supporting Welsh-medium Higher Education provision in universities across Wales. Following a
the activities held by the Coleg in 2016/17 at the request of the Welsh Government, the Coleg
its activities to the post-16 sector, covering Further Education and Apprenticeships.
The Coleg aims to collaborate with providers to secure and develop more Welsh-medium and
opportunities for learners, students and trainees in Wales.
More information about the Coleg can be found on our website - http://www.colegcymraeg.ac.uk/en/
What is a Branch?
The branches are an essential part of Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol work as well as Welsh medium
in the universities and colleges of further education. The aim of the branches is to support the
work of the
Coleg and act as a local point of contact for students and staff. Grŵp Llandrillo Menai is in
the process of
creating its own 'Branch' by autumn 2020 with a cross section of staff and students across the
Further Education and Apprenticeship Ambassadors
The Coleg has a Further Education and Apprenticeship Ambassadors scheme. The aim of the scheme is
a network of ambassadors across Welsh further education institutions to promote the
to use Welsh in their college and study bilingually. Further Education Colleges are entitled to
up to three
ambassadors but at least one of the ambassadors is required to study in the Coleg Cymraeg
priority areas of Health and Care, Childcare or Public Services. There is also a specific scheme
ambassadors in the apprenticeship sector.
These are Grŵp Llandrillo Menai's first Further Education Ambassadors. They support the Branch
and encourage their peers to study and socialize in Welsh, whatever their linguistic ability. To
more about our Ambassadors or if you would like to apply to be part of this national scheme in
visit our social media pages.
Welsh Government Target - A Million Welsh speakers by 2050
Remember that the Welsh language is the language of ALL learners. The Branch Officers work by
Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Skills Development Model to ensure that everyone in Grŵp Llandrillo
Menai has the
opportunity to develop their Welsh language skills. Where are you on the pyramid?