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This section of the website will contain resources/links and news of up-coming events to support the implementation of the Welsh Baccalaureate.

NEW Summary of summer 2017 KS4 National/Foundation Moderators report
NEW Summary of summer 2017 Advanced Moderators report

Skills Challenge Certificate: Useful Organisations and Websites

Resource pack for Welsh Fire and Rescue Services. 
 
This pack contains useful web sites, images and video to assist with your challenge. 

e-Portfolio Training materials
 
Please see below the link to the e-Portfolio system training materials to support pupil Moodle/Xerte submissions (assessment training materials to follow):-
 
 
WJEC Skills Induction / Advanced Global Citizenship T&L Resources

To access the WJEC resources to support Skills Induction (Post 16 Foundation and National) and the Advanced Global Citizenship teaching and learning resource please click on the link below, from which the resources can be downloaded:-
 
 
Digital Literacy Resources
 
We recently held a series of 'digital literacy' workshops to support practitioners in meeting the requirements within the specification at KS4 and at post-16 level. To download the PowerPoint from the event, please click on the link below:-
 
 
Headteachers' Event
 
The Headteachers' Event for Welsh Baccalaureate was held on the 7 October 2015 and discussed the key issues associated with curriculum, assessment, employer and HE engagement. The resources from this event can be downloaded from:-
 
Important links

WJEC:- Specifications (from 2015) WJEC.jpg
http://www.wjec.co.uk/qualifications/welsh-baccalaureate/welsh-bacc-from-2015/ 

Qualified for life:- Guide to Curriculum Reform QualifiedforLife.JPG
http://www.qualifiedforlife.org.uk
 
Qualifications Wales - Key information on the timetable for implementation of the Welsh Bacc QualificationsWales.png
http://www.qualificationswales.org/qualification-type/welsh-baccalaureate/

 
Links to resources
 
The following resources have been generated by resource development groups across the EAS and CSC regions to support the implementation of the new Welsh Bacc.

Resource to support the Global Citizenship Challenge
Group lead, Mark Pearsall, Y Pant Comprehensive School):-
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UPDATED resources (following supplementary guidance provided in the WJEC Delivery Handbook) to support the Global Citizenship Challenge 26/01/16.
Group lead, Mark Pearsall, (Y Pant Comprehensive School):-
 
Key Stage 4 and Post 16:-
 
 
Resources to support the Enterprise and Employability Challenge
(Group lead, Michael Hawthorne, Bridgend Welsh Bacc Network):-
 

Key Stage 4 and Post 16
 
http://tinyurl.com/kdhbgs5 

UPDATED resources (following supplementary guidance provided in the WJEC Delivery Handbook)
for the Enterprise and Employability Challenge 26/01/16.
Please click the following link to access the newly revised resources for the Enterprise and
Employability Challenge:-
 
 
 
Resources to support the Community Challenge
(Group lead, David Egan, Monmouth Comprehensive School):-
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Key Stage 4 and Post 16
 
http://tinyurl.com/ktlkped 

UPDATED resources (following supplementary guidance provided in the WJEC
Delivery Handbook) for the Community Challenge 26/01/16.
Please click the following link to access the newly revised resources for the
Community Challenge (KS4 and post 16):- http://tinyurl.com/hls7hj8
 

Extremism Challenge, Supporting Resources
 
Please see below a link to teaching and learning materials for the Extremism Challenge listed in the WJEC website (these materials are currently being translated into Welsh and will be added upon reciept). Please note that given the complexity of this issue, it is advised that teachers wishing to use this resource receive training from GOT trainers, please contact:

Clare McRobbie- GOT trainer claremcrobbie9@gmail.com
Emily Lloyd- GOT trainer - e.lloyd60@gmail.com
Barrie Phillips – Director of GOT - got.project.1@gmail.com

The resource will be trialled in a number of schools over the 2015/16 academic year.
 
Resources:- 
 
 
Update:- 05/01/15
The resources have been updated to meet the new requirements of the delivery plan and can be downloaded at the link below.
 
http://tinyurl.com/jzwl2av (Resources only currently available in English, Welsh medium translated resources will appear upon completion of this work)
 
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For more information and resources linked to the Young Ambassadors scheme developed by Sports Wales to support the KS4 Community Challenge, please click on the link below:-
 
 
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Additional resources created by schools/colleges

Resources to support the Enterprise and Employability Challenge at KS4
St Joseph’s RC High School, Newport
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http://tinyurl.com/l9l7tcb

Digital toolkit to support the development of the Community Challenge
St Illtyd’s RC High School, Cardiff
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http://tinyurl.com/mpprlou

Welsh Medium resources to support Global Citizenship Challenge
(produced by Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni, Ysgol Gyfun Cymmer Rhondda, Ysgol Gyfun Llangynwyd, 
Ysgol Gyfun Bro Edern, Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun and Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw)
 

http://tinyurl.com/ptqu538
 

EAS/CSC worked in partnership with some CSC schools and Sustrans 
to develop a resource to support the teaching and learning of the ‘living sustainably’ theme for the Global Citizenship Challenge.
The resource will be available from late May 2015 from this link:-
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http://www.sustrans.org.uk/wales
 

St Richard Gwyn were one of the trial schools for the Welsh Bacc Enterprise and Employability Challenge, the resources available from the link below describe their approach, lessons learned and some resources that have been shared from the
teaching and learning programme.
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http://tinyurl.com/q6dzfo8
 
Links to resources developed to support the Welsh Bacc
Cardiff University
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http://sites.cardiff.ac.uk/curriculumsupport/subject/welsh-bacc/

To download the resources from the 2015 Welsh Bacc conference held at
Cardiff University, please click on the link below:- 
 
 
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University of South Wales:-
 
Resources to support schools for a broad range of subject areas can be found at:- www.southwales.ac.uk/schoolsandcolleges
 
Within this main site, links to the Expert Bank, Outreach and Taster Days can be found. The synopsis for each one provides a useful steer as to who and what the resources are for and how to take the next step. 
 
The Global Choices series, is of particular value to the Global Citizenship Challenge of the Welsh Baccalaureate, has its own site dedicated site here
 
Links to the iTunesU course where all of the published and soon to be published materials (inc. videos, articles, opinion pieces etc) can also be found here.
 
The Making Business Happen competition, can be found here. This particular resource ties back into our Outreach offer and will directly support the teaching and learning programme for the Enterprise and Employability Challenge.
 
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Other Consortia Resources

Please see below a link to the resources produced by the ERW consortium
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/75l80heac3eedbm/AABfPCfSvWmdlMN4Sw9sR8Ova?oref=e
 
Please see below a link to the resources produced by the GWE consortium
 
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