We create life-changing opportunities for learners and young people all across our nation.
Our refreshed strategy focuses on making international exchange more inclusive and accessible.
To fund inclusive and accessible international educational exchange opportunities for learners and staff across Wales, with opportunities for international learners and staff to visit Welsh partners.
Taith will encourage participation from people from underrepresented groups – including those from disadvantaged backgrounds, ethnic minority backgrounds, Disabled people and people with additional learning needs.
An opportunity an individual is unlikely to have the chance to experience without Taith funding. Opportunities are relative, and impact is proportional. The experience should have a lasting and demonstrable benefit; the impact will be higher for those who have had little or no opportunity to experience international travel and culture.
Projects should seek to inspire learners and raise aspirations. Staff activity should create immediate and lasting benefits for generations of learners and young people.
Travel and spending time away from home develops confidence, independence and resilience.
Learning alongside international peers helps participants to develop a better understanding of different cultures and languages.
International collaborative projects provide learners, staff and organisations in Wales the opportunity to work with and learn from the very best international examples.
Global challenges can only be solved through global cooperation. Taith is committed to encouraging sustainable practices, including additional funding for more environmentally sustainable travel.
Taith facilitates collaborative projects on the theme of climate change.
As well as the direct impact on learners, staff and organisations involved in the programme, Taith has a range of wider impacts:
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Our refreshed strategy focuses on making international exchange more inclusive and accessible. This means creating more opportunities for people from disadvantaged backgrounds, people from ethnic minority backgrounds and disabled people and those with additional learning needs.
First published: 9th October 2023Download PDF