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What’s new in Hwb: 26 August 2021

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A summary of recent Hwb resources and updates


CyberFirst Bursary and Degree Apprenticeship – Registration of interest open

The CyberFirst Bursary and CyberFirst degree apprenticeship is open for under represented groups to register their interest

Important MS Teams update

Storing and accessing recordings of lessons or meetings in Microsoft Teams has changed within Hwb.

Winners announced for the first WRU Club of the Future competition

The first WRU Club of the Future competition has been hailed as a pioneering success by educators, government ministers and Welsh rugby bosses following its virtual finals day.

New resources

Online blackmail

This resource helps young people aged 15-18 identify key features of blackmail online, understand the impact it can have, and how they can access support about anything that happens online.

WJEC Blended learning resources

New blended learning content to support GCSE Geography, History and Religious Studies.

Billy the Superhero: introduction to health and social care

These resources are for Key Stage 2 learners and teachers. They introduce the topic of health and social care to learners and highlight the important roles played by the people who provide care and support to the most vulnerable in our society.

Your child and social media: Are they being true to themselves?

A leaflet with advice about how to help your child be true to themselves on social media.

Croco-doco-dile playgroup case study – improving outcomes in a non-maintained setting

A case study demonstrating how a non-maintained setting has made effective use of the Early Years Pupil Development Grant to improve children’s well-being, language development and parental engagement.

CREST Discovery activity: Machines of the future

Machines of the future is a machine learning themed CREST Discovery activity for learners in Years 5 to 9. Working in teams, they will design a household product that uses machine learning.

Working Wales – Start Your Story – options available after GCSEs and A Levels

Exam campaign resources for Secondary practitioners, learners and parents giving an overview of the different options available after GCSEs and A Levels.

Everyday Skills: Maths and English – Free online courses from the Open University

Free online courses from the Open University for anyone wanting to improve their everyday skills in Maths and English; developed in partnership with Coleg Gwent, Coleg Cambria, NPTC Group of Colleges and Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales.

Erthyglau Hindsight – Welsh versions of articles from the Hindsight magazine (Welsh only)

This resource includes Welsh versions of articles from the Hindsight magazine by Hodder Education. The resource is suitable for Key Stage 4 learners and is suitable for the purposes of teaching the GCSE History course.

Case study – setting up a new Cylch Meithrin (Welsh medium playgroup)

This presentation shows how Cylch Meithrin Pwll Coch was set up through Mudiad Meithrin’s Set up and Succeed (SAS) project to set up new Welsh-medium childcare settings across Wales.

Welsh Government: Family Histories – looking into the lives of 4 families from different parts of Wales. (Welsh Only)

This resource has been developed to act as a stimulus for teachers and Key Stage 3 learners to research their local history by looking at the lives of 4 families from different parts of Wales.

Oxfam resources

Oxfam education offers ideas, resources and support for developing global learning in the classroom and across the whole school.


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