National Welsh for Adults conference

05 July 2013

Penglais Campus
Penglais Campus

On Saturday July 6th, the National Welsh for Adults Conference for tutors will be held at the Medrus Conference Centre on Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University.

This is the first time that the Conference has been held in Aberystwyth, and it will provide an opportunity for Welsh for Adults tutors from across Wales to share the latest developments, and to hear presentations from leading experts in the field.

The main theme of the Welsh for Adults Conference will be Assessment for Learning, and the main speaker will be Geoff Petty, a specialist in the subject.

Geoff Petty is the author of educational book, ‘Teaching Today: a practical guide’, and he has also conducted over 500 training sessions in colleges during the last 15 years.

Additionally, an interesting and varied programme of sessions have been organised for tutors which will include Assessment for Learning, Nurturing the Voice, Creative Use of Technology and a session  discussing a ‘Doing and Saying’ method of introducing language held by Emyr Llywelyn, a renowned Welsh teacher and specialist in introducing Welsh to young people.

Lowri Angharad Jones, the coordinator of the Conference and quality officer for the Mid Wales Welsh for Adults Centre said, “The Conference is an excellent opportunity for tutors from across Wales to come together to listen to a number of sessions that will discuss the latest developments in Welsh for Adults”.

The Conference starts at 9.15 and ends at 4.45 on Saturday, July 6th.


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Lowri Angharad Jones, Mid Wales Welsh for Adults Centre, 01970 628769 / 07974 619 173 /

Arthur Dafis, Communications and Public Affairs, 01970 621763 / 07841 979 452 /