mark roberts

mark roberts

CAVC: Cardiff International Sports Campus - Launch Event

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. . . Cardiff and Vale College and Cardiff City House of Sport launch Cardiff International Sports Campus. Cardiff and Vale College and Cardiff City House of Sport have heralded a unique partnership that will see Cardiff International Sports Stadium transformed into an inspirational learning campus and community facility. Cardiff City Council Leader Cllr Phil Bale, CAVC Deputy Principal Mark Roberts and House of Sport Director Steve Borley all spoke at a special event at the stadium in Leckwith, now renamed Cardiff International Sports Campus. They were celebrating an agreement between the council and the two organisations that has secured the future of the stadium. The event at Cardiff International Sports Campus brought together key stakeholders and individuals in the sport sector and local community to raise awareness of the facility as a sporting hub for the community, as well as for national and international fixtures. Local community groups, schools and sports organisations were encouraged to use the campus for their sporting activities and its inspirational learning facilities were showcased in a series of guided tours. Website: www.cavc.ac.uk Twitter: @CAVC Facebook: /cardiffandvalecollege Instagram: @CAVCINSTA In August 2011 Barry College and Coleg Glan Hafren, two established and successful Further Education (FE) colleges merged to create Cardiff and Vale College / Coleg Caerdydd a’r Fro, one of the largest and most exciting colleges in the country. The merger is part of an innovative vision, set out by the Welsh Government, to transform post-16 education and training in the Capital Region of Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Cardiff and Vale College will bring a wide variety of additional benefits to the region with a long term vision to: Offer a wider range of courses and more opportunities for learners to progress in their study within the same College Work more closely with schools across the region to provide an extended, diverse range of high quality, exciting and relevant opportunities for 14-19 learners Create more opportunities to learn in Welsh to support the Welsh Government policy for bilingual learning Give learners access to additional excellent facilities and strengthening advice, support and guidance systems Lead the way on new curriculum initiatives, working with partner organisations to provide an unrivalled and seamless pathway from school to Higher Education and employment.