Yr Athrofa

Centre for Education

Yr Athrofa is the Centre for education at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD). It brings together our Initial Teacher Education programmes and other professional qualifications for educators in all sectors of the education system; our career-long professional learning opportunities and programmes, designed using research and close collaboration with our partner schools; our education research expertise, projects and expertise; and our Centre for Education Policy Review and Analysis (CEPRA).

Teacher Education

Explore our creative and innovative suite of Teacher Education Programmes jointly developed and delivered with schools and colleges in our Athrofa Professional Learning Partnership (APLP).  Our portfolio includes Initial Teacher Education for those planning to teach in the primary and secondary sector, and full and part-time programmes for those interested in post-16 education.

Professional Learning for educators

Explore our range of programmes and learning experiences for educators in all sectors and all phases. You will find a range of programmes that takes you from postgraduate master’s programmes and doctorates, to curriculum design and leadership, to physical literacy and Welsh language programmes for teachers.

Education Research

Yr Athrofa: Centre for Education houses a very active research community focussed on close-to-practice research and enquiry. This work includes developing research capacity in schools and engagement in a range of research projects. Particular areas of focus include Arts, Creativity and Education, Curriculum and Progression, Early Years, Professional Learning and Pedagogical Enquiry in Education, Languages, Literacy and Communication, and Social Justice and Well-being.

Education Policy – The Centre for Education Policy, Review and Analysis (CEPRA)

The Centre for Education Policy Review and Analysis (CEPRA) was established in August 2018 to contribute meaningfully to the development and debate of education policy in Wales.