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First accredited German language centre in Wales

October 26, 2012

Cardiff University’s Continuing & Professional Education is the first language provider in Wales to be accredited by the Goethe-Institut to conduct internationally recognised German language examinations.


A new focus on China

October 17, 2012

New initiatives to help build closer partnerships and collaboration across the University with China will be developed in response to plans for greater Internationalisation


Student’s scriptwriting success

September 5, 2012

Fiona Black, a Creative Writing student at the Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning reached the finals of Euroscript Screen Story Competition 2012


Welsh Primary Pupils Share classroom in China

July 20, 2012

Cardiff primary school pupils have been sitting alongside new classmates at a Chongqing School for classes of Chinese language and culture.

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Professional Development team welcomes a new member

July 16, 2012

The Professional Development Team at Cardiff University welcomes Liz Britton as Foreign Languages Project Officer this month. Liz will be responsible for establishing demand for languages within businesses

Project Management

July 8, 2012

Why choose Cardiff University for Project Management Courses? We offer a suite of courses that cater for all levels of expertise and a development pathway for those seeking progression. Our small group sizes and practical approach has helped establish our …

Marketing and Online Communications

July 8, 2012

As well as offering an overview of the subject as a whole, our marketing courses provide a more detailed exploration of a number of different areas of the marketing mix. Delegates will learn how to use more established marketing tools, …


WJEC assessor training event for Mandarin Assessors

May 31, 2012

Cardiff Confucius Institute hosted a Mandarin assessor training course for WJEC as part of their accredited QCF language qualifications programme.


Live local learn local Tutor receives national award

May 14, 2012

We are proud to announce that Amina Shabaan has won the Inspire! Skills for Life Tutor ofthe Year Award 2012 to recognise her work in teaching Arabic language and culture in Cardiff. The NIACE Dysgu Cymru Inspire! Skills for Life …


National award for pioneering Cardiff history course for adult learners

April 4, 2012

A new course offering adult learners a route to a Cardiff history degree has won a national award from the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning. The Exploring the Past programme is a joint project by Continuing & Professional Education and the …

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Latest research on training in recession

March 31, 2012

Fears that most UK companies would slash investment in skills training as a result of the recession have proved to be largely unfounded, researchers at Cardiff University and the University of London have concluded.

Interpreting students celebrate their success at Wales’ first Public Service Interpreting examination centre

Interpreting students celebrate their success at Wales’ first Public Service Interpreting examination centre

March 19, 2012

Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning celebrated the success of their first cohort of Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) students at their annual Award Ceremony on Friday 16th March.


Deputy Prime Minister praises homework club

March 7, 2012

Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg took time before the Liberal Democrats conference on Saturday 3rd March 2012 to visit the community homework club in Adamsdown Resource Centre. Nick Clegg said: “It’s been absolutely fantastic …


Cardiff University supports local A-level students in STEM subjects

January 10, 2012

Cardiff University ran free revision sessions for local A-level students that are due to sit their Chemistry and Physics exams this week. These initial revision sessions are part of the University’s A-level master classes comprising three days of support, including …


Welsh French Cultural Exchange Flourishes in Cardiff

November 20, 2011

On Monday 10 October, The Institut Français came to meet their long-standing partners at Cardiff University’s Continuing & Professional Education. The Institut Français is the official French government centre of language and culture in the UK.  It is one of …


Learning no longer in the past

August 30, 2011

A unique access route to higher education has opened new avenues for a mother from Port Talbot who thought she’d left learning in the past long ago.


Too many cooks do not spoil the broth…as families in Ely find out

July 19, 2011

Continuing & Professional Education ran a free, 4-day community course in Ely to help parents learn how to prepare healthy food that their children will actually eat.   Parents were encouraged to come together with their children to cook meals …


The Centre was full of Culture Vultures

June 21, 2011

Humanities and Language students were invited to take part in a ‘Culture Vulture’ evening on Friday 17th June that showcased what’s to come in the autumn term. Guests were treated to a selection of performances by Tutors and students, including: …


Baroness Randerson celebrates Women Making a Difference

April 8, 2011

Lyn Richards receives her award 8 April 2011 Baroness Randerson celebrates Women Making a Difference Baroness of Roath Park, Jenny Randerson was the special guest at an inspiration award ceremony last Thursday. The ceremony was a celebration of achievements by …


A second step towards sustainable Chinese Studies

April 1, 2011

A second step towards sustainable Chinese Studies Cardiff Confucius Institute, in partnership with Lampeter Confucius Institute, organised a second pan-Wales Schools forum in a bid to help the growth of sustainable Chinese Studies at all levels in Wales. Welsh schools …