Monthly Archives: February 2015

Research on the value of apprenticeships in Wales

Arad, in association with Deryn, has been commissioned by the National Training Federation for Wales (NTFW) to undertake research into the value of apprenticeships in Wales. The research will examine the impact of apprenticeships on individuals in terms of skills, career progression and earnings. It will also consider impacts on Read more →

Evaluation of the Learning in Digital Wales Programme

The Welsh Government has commissioned Arad, in association with ICF International, to undertake an evaluation of the Learning in Digital Wales Programme. The evaluation focuses on the progress made with each work stream of the programme and on emerging outcomes and impacts. The evaluation includes fieldwork with pupils, teachers, senior Read more →

Evaluation of Skills Growth Wales

The Welsh Government has commissioned Arad, in association with ICF International, to undertake an evaluation of Skills Growth Wales. The Skills Growth Wales scheme (SGW) assists companies who plan to expand their workforce and require funding for training to make this possible. The evaluation includes fieldwork with supported employers and Read more →

Evaluation of the Fast Track to Skills project

Arad has been commissioned by Gwynedd Communities First Network to undertake an evaluation of the Fast Track to skills project. This, three-year Big Lottery-funded project aims to support young people NEET and at risk of becoming NEET through providing them with opportunities to access short, accredited courses as well as Read more →

Evaluation of Dyfodol

Arad has been commissioned by Gr┼Áp Llandrillo-Menai to undertake the final evaluation of the four year Dyfodol project. The aim of the project is to develop and deliver a range of accredited training programmes at Levels 1 to 3 focused upon the needs of employers in north west Wales. The Read more →

Evaluation of the economic and cultural impact of Canolfan Soar

Arad has been commissioned by Canolfan Soar in Merthyr Tydfil to undertake an evaluation of its economic and cultural impact. Canolfan Soar is a Welsh language centre which offers a wide range of cultural, artistic and heritage opportunities to the people of Merthyr. The evaluation will assess the impact of Read more →

Evaluation of youth work in schools

The Welsh Government has commissioned Arad to undertake an evaluation of the current levels of youth work in schools and its impact. The research will identify and provide an overview of the range of youth work provision that is being provided by the statutory and the voluntary youth work sector Read more →