UWTSD's Yr Athrofa hosts Education Secretary keynote

12.04.2018

Education Secretary Kirsty Williams will deliver a keynote address as part of the Athrofa Seminar Series.

UWTSD's Yr Athrofa, in partnership with the Welsh Government, will host Ms Williams at Yr Athrofa in Cardiff’s Tramshed Tech, on Monday, April 23 at 6pm.

Ms Williams will discuss her education agenda and plan for raising schools standards before an audience of educationalists.

The speech takes place takes place in advance of the forthcoming Welsh Government technical consultation on Post Compulsory Education and Training (Public Good and a Prosperous Wales – The Next Steps).

The event follows Yr Athrofa’s successful ‘Tales from Toronto’ seminar, which featured contributions from university staff, Welsh Government officials and each of the five headteachers who travelled to Canada last summer.

Professor Dylan Jones, Dean of Yr Athrofa, said: “We are delighted to once again be welcoming the Cabinet Secretary to Yr Athorfa for what promises to be a fascinating event.

“We share in the Cabinet Secretary’s ambition to transform education for the benefit of all learners – and consider it our national mission to harness the strength that exists within Wales’ education system and beyond.”

Visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/addysg-gweledigaeth-a-gwerthoedd-education-vision-and-values-tickets-45055383866 to sign up for the event.

Further Information

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