National Training Scheme
Awards Ceremony for over 100 qualified to Work with Young Children
On Saturday 19 October Mudiad Meithrin held an Awards Ceremony for over 100 students who had qualified to Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development in the workplace through Mudiad Meithrin’s National Training Scheme
The ceremony was hosted at the Theatre in the Arts Centre on Aberystwyth University campus. Amongst the guest speakers was Janet King from Ncfe CACHE (Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education), who accredits the course, and Huw Thomas from ‘Sglein’ company.
At ceremony the CACHE Level 2 Certificates in Childcare and Education were also presented to 12 pupils from Ysgol Ardudwy in Harlech who studied through Mudiad Meithrin’s Cam wrth Gam Schools Scheme. 17 secondary schools throughout Wales are part of this training scheme this year and 135 pupils have enrolled on various childcare and education courses through the medium of Welsh.
To date the course has trained more than 3,500 practitioners qualified to work in the early years sector through the medium of Welsh.
Learner of the Year Awards were presented to one student from every area, and this year the winners were:
Schools Training Scheme - CACHE Level 2 Certificates in Childcare and Education Course – winner Cerys Sharp, Ysgol Ardudwy, Harlech
National Training Scheme - CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
Aberystwyth group – winner Steffanie Wyn Morris (filmed at Ysgol Bro Hyddgen, Machynlleth)
Bangor group - winner Sophie Maguire (filmed at Cylch Meithrin Bodedern, Anglesey)
Cardiff group - winner Stacey White (filmed at Ysgol Gymraeg y Fenni, Abergavenni)
Carmarthen group – winner Rachel Alford (filmed at Ysgol y Cwm, Swansea)
Wrexham group - winner Ffion Medi Jones (filmed at Cylch Meithrin Clocaenog)
National Learner of the Year Winner - Rachel Alford Carmarthen group.
Click on the categories below to view the videos of the winners.
Aberystwyth group – winner Steffanie Wyn Morris
Bangor group - winner Sophie Maguire
Cardiff group - winner Stacey White
Carmarthen group – winner Rachel Alford
Wrexham group - winner Ffion Medi Jones