A practical introduction to the new Curriculum for Wales 2022 (Swansea)

The training day is based on the documentation currently available to schools including the Four Purposes, the 6 Areas of Learning and Experience, the 12 Pedagogical Principles
  • Booking Code: CFW01
  • Course Providers: Glenda Dudley , Wendy Thomas
  • Course Dates: 24 / 09 / 2019
  • Course Time: 9:30am - 15:30pm
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: Swansea

1 Day Course

Curriculum for Wales, 2022 is the biggest change we have seen in education in Wales since 1988.  Is your school ready to take on this exciting challenge?

Following on from our commission with Welsh Government, we are pleased to offer this one-day training course to engage with schools in understanding the proposals detailed in the new curriculum framework and what they mean in practical terms.

It will empower both school leaders and teachers in developing a whole school approach to planning for the changes that Curriculum for Wales 2022 brings, and provide a depth of understanding with regards to pedagogy.   The implications of the proposed framework are far reaching and during the day we will support colleagues with the preparations they can begin to make now.

Course participants will:

  • closely examine the component parts of the new curriculum; the Four Purposes, the Areas of Learning and Experience, What Matters, Progression Steps and Achievement Outcomes and how they complement each other;
  • makes links with the broader outlines within the Welsh Dimension, International Perspective Wider Skills that learners will engage with;
  • explore the pedagogy required to prepare for and implement the new curriculum and compare this to current practice;
  • focus on how to take the pedagogy of the Foundation Phase into Key Stage 2, and begin to use new terminology for existing phases; PS1, PS2, and PS3;
  • understand the synergy between responsive planning and the shift towards formative assessment as the driver (life without outcomes and levels);
  • consider how the pieces of the puzzle come together to ensure that 21st century pedagogy flourishes and identify next steps in their school’s preparation.

Target Audience: Primary Teachers and School Leaders

Course Fee: £165 + VAT per person (10% discount for Building Blocks schools)

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Venue: Swansea

Date: Tuesday, 24th September 2019

This course is available as a bespoke INSET day* or by attending one of our events in venues around Wales.

*For INSET, please contact us for a quote – dependent on group size.

Course providers
Glenda Dudley
Glenda Dudley has worked in education for more than twenty years, both in the UK and in international contexts in Europe and the Middle East. During her career, Glenda has held posts as a teacher, a Headteacher and was the inaugural Head of Centre of Wales’ largest children’s centre; the Ely and Caerau Children’s Centre.
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Wendy Thomas
Wendy has extensive experience as a teacher, school leader, advisor and inspector. She has worked both in the UK and overseas and prides herself on offering workable, practical solutions to schools facing challenges.
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