Technical and vocational education and training (TVET), work based learning, sixth forms, tertiary and Higher Education
Core Products / Services
CollegesWales represents all of the TVET institutions in Wales, UK
CollegesWales is a post-16 education registered charity that raises the profile of the 12 TVET colleges in Wales. The charity is a not-for-profit member-led body established in 1995 by colleges for colleges. CollegesWales (UK) International is the international arm of the organisation and supports its members in the development of international and European activity.
CollegesWales works closely with the Welsh and UK government, British Council and other organisations to encourage overseas collaboration for the TVET sector in Wales.
CollegesWales (UK) International has:
- in-depth knowledge of the TVET sector in Wales
- detailed information on the areas of specialism of its member colleges
- named contacts in each member college who can respond quickly to international opportunities
- the ability to broker partnerships between TVET organisations in Wales and overseas
- the capacity to bring consortia of colleges together in Wales to undertake larger overseas work
CollegesWales (UK) International is:
- the National Contact Point in Wales for the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), the European Credit Transfer System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) and European Quality Assurance in VET (EQAVET).
- a centralised coordination point and the lead organisation on a range of national projects that support overseas continuous professional development for staff and mobility opportunities for vocational learners and apprentices