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Image: Nick Ireland, President of Wales TUC; Hannah Pudner, The OU in Wales; Hannah Blythyn AM; Steve Donoghue, Learner and WULF Project Officer; Marion Burke, Wales TUC.

The Open University in Wales and Wales TUC Cymru are celebrating ten years of working together to widen access to education in the workplace. Over 1500 learners have directly benefited from learning opportunities through the partnership since 2007 and hundreds more have been offered information, advice and guidance.

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The Open University is taking part in the Welsh Government’s ‘Seren’ programme to provide pupils and teachers with the support they needed to ensure more Welsh students progress to the UK’s top universities.

Universal Goals, Devolved Powers: The Sustainable Development Goals and the UK’s Response.

Although the UN's sustainable development goals apply to every nation, discussion regarding their implementation in the UK has so far been minimal. That’s why, 18 months after they were launched, the OU held a series of workshops in Belfast, Edinburgh and Cardiff to gain a clearer understanding of how – and to what extent – they’re being implemented within the UK, particularly within the devolved powers of Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.

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For OU in Wales media enquiries please contact Michelle Matheron, Telephone: 029 2047 1019
 
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