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Annual Report 2018-19 - Case Studies

Right Skills

The Well-being Plan Annual Report 2018-19 includes a number of case studies that show the positive partnership work undertaken during the first year of the plan. The case study produced for Right Skills can be read below:

REACH ReStart project

We have facilitated closer working relationships between education and training providers in the city and a better understanding of shared objectives. This, in turn, has created opportunities to develop joint funding bids. An example of this is refugee integration project.

We have submitted a bid under the REACH ReStart Project, which will deliver an ambitious and innovative integration support programme for refugees in Newport, as one of Wales’ four asylum dispersal clusters.

The services provided in Newport through partnership working will seek to improve access to language tuition, employability support and local cultural knowledge to aid community integration. Refugees will receive a holistic assessment of their needs and be routed through targeted support to enhance their efforts to integrate into society locally.

The project commenced in March 2019. The aim across the life of the project is that 200 refugees and asylum seekers will receive assessments of their English language skills and be signposted to support in addition 50 individuals will receive employment training.

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