‘Include’ conference for UWTSD students


Students from the faculty of Education and Communities at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) had the opportunity to attend the conference 'Include’ at UWTSD Carmarthen. There were guest speakers, presentations and workshops organized to enable the students to improve their skills ready for the world of work.

During the conference there were guest speakers including:

Emma Williams, Welsh Government, who discussed key developments in the field of Additional Learning Needs and Sian Owen discusses Coping with change and loss.

In addition, students attended workshops in the afternoon to look in detail at:

Specific learning difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Restorative justice - risk and resilience, Person Centered Planning, Working in partnership with parents, Mentoring and The Amazing Brain.

The Faculty of Education and Communities is about people: how people learn, how people live and how people organize themselves in society. A range of programmes are offered, from Foundation Degrees to BA and BSc programmes, MAs and MPhil and PhDs. There are programmes leading to qualified teacher status, both undergraduate (BA Primary Education with QTS) and postgraduate (PGCE Primary with QTS / PGCE Secondary with QTS), and also academic qualifications in Education Studies, Primary Education Studies, Learning Support, Early Childhood, Early Literacy, Youth and Community Work, Psychology, Applied Psychology, Counselling, Advocacy, Celtic Studies, Bilingual and Multilingual Studies, Language Policy and Planning and Social Inclusion.

For more information visit http://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/education-and-communities/


Note to Editor

  1. For more information please contact Sara Jones, PR and Communications Officer, on 07449 998 478 or via email at sara.f.jones@uwtsd.ac.uk