New strategic partnership to strengthen teacher training and research capacity

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has strengthened its teacher training and research development by signing a strategic partnership with one of the UK’s top-ranked education institutions. UWTSD’s Yr Athrofa – Institute of Education – is working closely with the University of Glasgow’s highly-rated School of Education to enhance its provision and help meet…

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Research sheds new light on asymmetric school weeks

A report highlighting the benefits and challenges resulting from asymmetric school weeks has been published by Yr Athrofa: Centre for Education (University of Wales Trinity Saint David). The value of asymmetric school weeks: Lessons learned from schools in Wales builds on the nation’s ambitious education reform agenda, and offers unique reflections on two pioneering approaches…

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Yr Athrofa celebrates education rankings rise

Yr Athrofa, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Institute of Education and Humanities, has been ranked first in Wales for a number of key subject areas. The university was the top-ranked Welsh institution for education, history and forensic science and archaeology in the prestigious Guardian University Guide. Overall, UWTSD was ranked 15th in the…

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Logging in to lockdown teaching

Following the Welsh Government’s decision to re-open Wales’ schools on June 29th, Nerys Defis considers some of the challenges of remote learning and its impact on schools, teachers, pupils and parents… For some, the re-opening of schools in Wales at the end of June signals a return to some normality, following disruption caused by the…

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Study visit puts Welsh education on the world map

UWTSD academics have visited Australia to learn from colleagues and share developments relating to Wales’ education reform journey. Staff from Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education and Humanities had a paper accepted at the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) annual conference – which brings together education experts from across the world. One of the…