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Bilingualism at work

8 May 2024 | 2 pm – 3.30 pm | Online – Welsh
21 May 2024 | 10 am – 11.30 am | Online – English

Delivered through the medium of English and Welsh

Aims

This FREE session, run by the Welsh Language Commissioner’s Hybu Team, will enable you to develop your organisation’s use of the Welsh language. It will provide you with information, research and practical advice to aid in planning for increasing your organisation’s Welsh language provision.

Content

What’s the role of the Welsh language within the third sector? How is it relevant to you, your organisation and your service users? How can you plan to ensure you meet the needs of your audience? We will share practical ideas you can get started on straight away to increase your Welsh medium provision. In this training session you will look at the advantages of the Welsh language, historical and current language context, the support available from the Welsh Language Commissioner and practical planning to develop your Welsh language provision.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session you will be able to:

  • Understand the historical and contemporary Welsh language context
  • Understand the legislative and public policy situation in Wales
  • Understand the relevance of the Welsh language to your customers and service users
  • Describe the advantages of the Welsh language within the third sector
  • Identify and use the support and advice available, free of charge, from the Welsh Language Commissioner and others

Who this session is for

The session is suitable for:

  • Workers, volunteers and trustees who want to gain a better understanding of the role of the Welsh language within their organisation
  • Staff members with responsibility for their organisation’s Welsh language provision
  • Individuals wanting to learn more about the relevance of the Welsh language to their role

Additional information

10 am – 11.30 am

Please note: this session is not suitable for officers from organisations with a statutory obligation to provide Welsh language services. This includes public sector organisations and some from the third sector. There is further information on the Welsh Language Commissioner’s website . If you are uncertain, please get in touch for more information hybu@comisiynyddygymraeg.cymru / 03456 033 221 / www.comisiynyddygymraeg.cymru/hybu

Course requirements

To ensure you have the best experience on our courses we ask the following of you;

  • Commit to attend the full duration of the training
  • Test your access to Zoom
  • Training will commence promptly, please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time, as late arrivals may not admitted
  • Our courses are interactive and engaging and we request where possible, that all learners have camera’s on and participate via microphone and chat facilities
  • Let us know upon booking if you have any specific requirements ie BSL interpreters
  • Joining instructions and resources will be blind copied from bookings@wcva.cymru, please check your Junk Email folder if you have not received them a week prior (any problems let us know)
  • If you are unable to attend please email training@wcva.cymru (see our cancellation policy)

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All our courses can be delivered bespoke and tailored to meet your organisation’s needs. Please complete our bespoke training request form and a member of our team will be in touch.

For any other enquiries please email training@wcva.cymru. You can sign up to our mailing list to receive weekly/monthly updates.

MAXIMUM of 2 places per organisation
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