Training for third sector organisations on developing bilingual services

Bilingualism at work

03 March 2020, Cardiff - Delivered bilingually


Aims

This FREE training session, run by the Welsh Language Commissioner, 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? On this half day 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 course 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 course is for

The training 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

10am - 1pm

This training programme has secured the Agored Cymru Quality Mark, a measure of education excellence, and every participant will obtain a digital certificate in recognition of 3 CPD hours.

Please note: this training 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

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