Welsh Bac Support

Introduction

The Welsh Bac is changing. We offer services to support schools and colleges to deliver the global education components of the Welsh Bac, including the Welsh Bac Global Citizenship Challenge.

All our packages are tailored towards meeting one or more of the Welsh Bac outcomes:

  • LO1: Be able to apply Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • LO2: Be able to apply Creativity and Innovation
  • LO3 advanced only: Be able to apply literacy
  • LO4 Advanced level/LO3 National and Foundation Levels: Understand issues involved in a Global Citizenship Challenge

 

What can we offer?

Skills development workshops From £200   

Our expert skills workshops will support eachers and learners to meet the Welsh Bac learning outcomes. Available sessions include:

  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Questioning skills
  • Having productive classroom discussions
  • Debating
  • Developing and structuring arguments
  • Public spekaing skills
  • Peer learning and facilitation
  • How to create change

Topic-based workshops From £200

Introduce specific topics for learners to focus on for their Global Citizenship Challenge with our topic workshops on:

  • Human rights (general or focused on women’s rights or Islamic State)
  • Climate change
  • Water and sanitation
  • Nuclear disarmament
  • Food security
  • Impact of mobile phones / clothing industry
The workshops can be adapted for delivery to teachers or learners.

 

Mini conferences From £400

Based on our highly successulf Model United Nations Conference (Advanced/Post 16) or Global Action Conference (National/Key Stage 4), we can run mini-conferences to give your learners opportunities to put their Welsh Bac skills and topic knowledge into practice, alongside conference briefings for learners and staff to help them prepare.

Bespoke support

We can work with your school or college to put together a package of skills and topic workshops and mini conferences to suit your learners’ needs, along with support for your staff to plan preparatory lessons and assessments. Quotes available upon request.

Please note that for all packages, travel expensese (and accomodation/subsistence if needed) are payable on top of the fee. We make every effort to keep expenses low. 

 

Making Sense of Global Citizenship

This practical day is aimed at teachers (Secondary & FE) who deliver or co-ordinate the Welsh Baccalaureate, PSE or ESDGC – or anyone looking to integrate global themes more effectively in their work.


The course will help teachers to:

  • Understand the key concepts in Global CitizenshipGlobal education
  • Confidently lead student discussions on areas such as human rights, climate change, poverty and diversity
  • Build a bank of practical activities for use in the classroom
  • Identify opportunities to develop skills of critical thinking, communication and working with others
  • Assess their school or college’s progress and consider Estyn inspection requirements
Contact us by emailing cewc@wcia.org.uk or calling 02920 228549 if you would like to book.