Natural Resources Wales win Welsh Workplace of the Year 2015

Tuesday, 21 July, 2015

A group of Natural Resources Wales’ employees attended the Welsh for Adults Cardiff and the Vale’s Annual Award Ceremony to receive the Welsh Workplace of the Year Award last week.

Natural Resources Wales who employ 1,900 staff across Wales, won the award for their outstanding support of the Welsh language within their organisation. They have held 14 daily Welsh Meet & Greet courses and four Entry 1 weekly courses resulting in 244 enrolments in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan alone. They’re also continuing their four weekly courses next year.

Success and Celebrations at Welsh Learners Annual Awards Ceremony – 4 winners, with 4 different reasons for learning Welsh

Thursday, 16 July, 2015

Learners from all over Cardiff and the Vale came together on Wednesday 15th July 2015 to celebrate completing their Welsh courses at the Welsh for Adults Centre Cardiff and the Vale’s Annual Awards Ceremony at Aberdare Hall, Cardiff University. The evening was also to celebrate 40 years of the Cardiff University Summer Course.

A successful day at Barry Island

Monday, 22 June, 2015

Lots of different partners from across the Vale came together this Saturday as part of Adult Learners Week to raise awareness about Adult Learner Courses across the Vale. There were many activities to choose from including a Welsh taster session, a Tai Chi class, an exhibition of the Vale through the ages and arts and crafts and lots of information available. The partners included: Welsh for Adults Cardiff and the Vale, the Vale Council, Careers Wales, 50+ Forum, Barry Library. and Cardiff and Vale College.

Llongyfarchiadau i Michaela Richardson!

Friday, 19 June, 2015

A big congratulations to Michaela Richardson for winning the Welsh Learner Award at the Adult Learners Week Award Ceremony at Cardiff and Vale College on Thursday 18 June. Her tutor, Carol Grant: "She really is an inspiration to me, her fellow classmates and to other learners all over the world".

Well done Daniel for reaching the Final!

Monday, 15 June, 2015

A big congratulations to Daniel Carter who has reached the Final of the Learner of the Year competition at the National Eisteddfod Montgomeryshire and the Marches 2015. Daniel went to Gregynog for the day on Saturday 13 March to compete against lots of other learners from all over the world. The judges sait that the standard was extremely high this year that they had to choose 5 this year rather than 4. A big well done to Daniel in that case! His tutor said: Daniel takes every opportunity he can to speak as much Welsh as possible.

Celebrating 40 years of Intensive Summer Courses!

Monday, 30 March, 2015

Have you ever considered learning Welsh on an intensive course?
Here is your chance to join the most intensive Welsh course in Wales!

This year, in Cardiff University’s Welsh for Adults Centre, we are celebrating 40 years of our renowned Summer Course. The course started in 1975 in Lampeter and then moved to Cardiff in 2004.

From the Centre to the Pampas – Teaching Welsh on the other side of the world!

Monday, 16 March, 2015

Do you know there are numerous celebrations this year to celebrate 150 year since the people of Wales went to Patagonia?

Did you know that the Welsh for Adults Centre, Cardiff University, has been an integral part of keeping the Welsh language alive in Patagonia?

The Welsh Language Project has been teaching Welsh to people in Y Wladfa (The Welsh Settlement), Patagonia, Argentina since 1997.

Celebrating St David’s Day

Monday, 2 March, 2015

Yesterday, the Welsh for Adults Centre celebrated St David’s Day with ESOL students (English for Speakers of other Languages) in the Friary, in Cardiff City Centre.
Our Development Officer, Jo Full, Informal Learning Officer, Glyn Wise and PhD student, Gwennan Higham went down to the Friary to give taster sessions about the Welsh language and Welsh culture.

Over 160 ESOL students were taught during the day and these students came from all over the world with a variety of first languages. Amongst these languages, students spoke Arabic, French, Kurdish and Farsi.