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Dysgu'r Dyfodol Scheme

A mentoring and work experience scheme for university students


Dysgu’r Dyfodol is a scheme that provides mentoring sessions and work experience to university students who may be interested in a career as a schoolteacher (every subject except BA Education).


Who can take part in the scheme? 

Any Welsh-speaking student who wants to know more about a career as a teacher:

  • Whatever your degree subject is (other than BA Education)
  • Wherever you study, including beyond Wales
  • No matter which year of your degree you are in – Year 1, 2, 3 or postgraduate

There is a payment of £100 to everyone who completes the scheme!


Who are the mentors? 

Early career teachers

  • who work in Wales
  • who have completed their induction year (NQT)


How does it work? 

A university student will be matched with a mentor, and the mentor will offer 3 individual online mentoring sessions, one hour each, FREE to the student, during the summer term.

Students will have the opportunity to do two days of work experience in a school during June or July.