Research and Data Consultant

WEN Wales are looking for a freelance consultant to support our research, policy and partnership work in the run-up to the launch of our Feminist Scorecard in autumn 2024.

The research and data consultant will support the development of the 2024 Feminist Scorecard through desk-based research and data analysis, preparing, conducting and evaluating online interviews with key stakeholders, co-producing the report and supporting the dissemination of research outputs. 

You will be an independent and enthusiastic researcher who shares our values and has a strong track record of producing policy and research outputs. You will be able to effectively track and evaluate policy and legislative developments, analyse quantitative data and conduct and evaluate stakeholder interviews. You will be able to communicate your findings both verbally and in concise and accurate writing to a wider policy and public audience and develop policy recommendations that clearly follow from your research findings. 

Closing date: May 16th, 2024


Salaried Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE): policy and priorities statement 2024 to 2025

This guidance sets out the policy priorities and procedures for the Employment Based Teacher Training Scheme (EBS) in Wales. This guidance relates to the academic year 2024 to 25. The EBS is also known as the Salaried PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education). The Salaried PGCE is an accredited programme of initial teacher education (ITE) in Wales. Awarding the professional recognition of qualified teacher status (QTS).

Closing date: 1 September 2024


Chief Operating Officer, Commission for Tertiary Education and Research

The unique new Commission for Tertiary Education and Research (The Commission) will be an arm’s length body of Welsh Government and a world first in bringing together the funding, oversight and regulation for further education, higher education, apprenticeships, sixth form and government funded research and innovation in Wales.

Closing date: 4 February 2024


Coetiroedd Bach (Tiny Forests)

The Coetiroedd Bach Grant will create 100 ‘Tiny Forests’ between April 2023 and the end of March 2025. It is part of the National Forest for Wales programme.

With 5 Tiny Forests created as a pilot in 2020, this new scheme with £2.62 million funding opened on 3 April. We are funding the scheme, and the National Heritage Lottery Fund will deliver it on our behalf.

This scheme will provide financial support for people to create Tiny Forests. These woodlands will have the potential to be part of the National Forest network in the future. This means woodlands that:

  • are well-managed
  • are accessible to people
  • give local communities the opportunity to get involved in woodlands and nature

Closing date: 8 May 2024