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Board training to increase representation on Public Boards In Wales

What is the project?

Afallen and Deep Insight are pleased to be able to offer fully-funded online training with the aim of increasing representation on Public Boards in Wales*. Funding for the training is provided by Welsh Government. Training programmes are delivered through the medium of Welsh and English.

Public Leaders of the Future; 6 half-days

With the aim of increasing representation on Public Boards, the Welsh Government are running Near Ready Leadership Programmes in 2024 aimed specifically at leaders in Wales who are:

  • Disabled people
  • Individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds

To participate in the 3-day training programme for aspiring Board members you must also confirm that you desire to join a public sector Board in Wales.

Frequently asked questions

Who is delivering the training?

Our two lead trainers are Dr David Clubb and Dr Kul Verma.

Where and when is the training going to be delivered?

All the training is going to be delivered online during February and March 2024. We are accepting applications until the point of course delivery.

How can I demonstrate my training and development to others?

We will be providing a certificate of completion for everyone who completes each training programme.

*Are there any exclusions to the training offer?

The near-ready leadership programme is only available to people from the specified demographics.

What are regulated Boards?

These are the Boards that are regulated by the Public Appointments Commissioner. Only Board members of these organisations are eligible for the Board Introduction, and the Diversity and Inclusion training.