Essential Skills Wales Qualification Suite

Teaching: Sep 2019
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The Essential Skills Wales (ESW) suite of qualifications introduced in September 2015 is designed to assess the range of skills that learners need for successful learning, employment and life. They provide a single ladder of progression, spanning six levels and comprising qualifications in:

Sara Davies introduces the new suite of Essential Skills Wales qualifications

The Essential Skills Wales qualifications are intended for use in a range of settings at post-16 and post-14 in certain instances.  They focus on the practical application of these skills, especially learners’ capacity to transfer their knowledge and understanding between contexts and purposes.

Essential Skills Wales qualifications aim to enable learners to develop and demonstrate proficiency in the essential skills that employers and next-stage educators value and that learners need for progression and effective performance in learning, work and life.

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Upcoming Professional Learning Events

There are no events currently scheduled for this qualification. 

 

Our annual programme is published and open for bookings during the summer term. Sign up for the latest updates here.

 

Materials from previous courses can be found on the Secure website and/or under the Materials tab.

 

If you need further information or support, please contact our Professional Learning Team via cpd@wjec.co.uk.

Materials from previous courses can be found on the Secure website.

 

If you need further information or support, please contact our Professional Learning Team via cpd@wjec.co.uk.

Essential Skills Wales - Internal Quality Assurance 

 

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Have a question about Essential Skills Wales Qualification Suite?
I'm Bryan Davies
Head of Essential Skills Wales
Our subject team is happy to help you with all your queries related to the teaching and learning of our specifications. Our Subject Officers are all former teachers and are here to support you with delivering our qualifications. Get in touch with us via e-mail or telephone.
Essential Skills Wales Senior Officer (Operational)
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Welsh Baccalaureate and Skills Co-ordinator
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