The Commissioner has published several effective practice advice documents to help organisations.
They offer practical ideas for complying with statutory duties and promoting the use of the Welsh language. From time to time, the Commissioner holds educational events with organisations to promote the content of these advice documents. Here are the latest events:
Policy Making Standards (Consultation Documents) – guidance for public organisations
This is a link to a recording of the Policy Making Standards Seminar (Consultation Documents) which considered the far-reaching decision of the Welsh Language Tribunal. The intention of the seminar was to analyze and explain the Tribunal's decision, and to raise awareness and understanding of what must be done to comply with the Welsh Language Standards when publishing consultation documents. You can access the presentations below:
Recruitment standards – guidance for public organisations
Here are links to a recording of the presentations of our guest speakers at our seminar on the recruitment standards which was aimed at anyone working for organisation implementing language duties and those who work in human Resources or with responsibility for recruitment. The purpose of the seminar was to share the findings of a recent review of the recruitment practices of organisations, raise awareness of the requirements of the recruitment standards, and to learn more about the practices of some specific organisation. A copy of IAITH: the Welsh Centre for language planning’s report can be viewed here.
- Kathryn Jones and Iolo Jones (IAITH: Welsh centre for language planning): Main findings of the review of recruitment arrangements and assessment of the need for Welsh language skills
- Fflur Jones (Darwin Gray Solicitors): Overview of the legal situation
- Malan Wilkinson and Osian Prys Elis (Cyngor Gwynedd): Cynllun Yfory and the apprenticeships programme
- Emma Scherptong (Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council): Addressing the challenges
Assessing the achievements of the promotion strategies
Policy making standards - guidance for public organisations
Here are links to a recording of the presentations of our guest speakers at our seminar on the Policy Making Standards which aimed to raise organisations' awareness of the requirements of these standards and their effect on efforts to increase the number of Welsh speakers, and on creating opportunities for people to use Welsh in their everyday lives.