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CULT Cymru Empowering Freelance Creatives Project Introduces New Learning Reps

CULT Cymru are looking to hear from musicians living and working in Wales, to develop learning and training events that fit your needs, following the appointment of 12 Freelance Union Learning Reps.

Published: 26 September 2023 | 9:46 AM Updated: 29 January 2024 | 3:25 PM
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Working on enhancing and strengthening skills, improving well-being and enabling and empowering musicians to advance in their careers. Photo credit: Shutterstock

CULT Cymru (supported by Wales Union Learning Fund) is a learning project led by Bectu, Equity, The Musicians’ Union and the Writers’ Guild. Working with industry workers, employers and other organisations to arrange learning activities and networking events for creative workers in Wales.

As part of the Empowering Freelance Creatives project funded by Creative Wales Skills fund, CULT Cymru have recently appointed 12 Freelance Union Learning Reps across the four unions. CULT Cymru are therefore happy to introduce Pete Bayliss, Elizabeth Owen and Dewi Ellis Jones as Wales ULR’s for the Musicians’ Union:

Their role in the coming months will be to:

  • Help raise awareness of learning
  • Identify the learning needs of a particular group of workers;
  • Collaborate with unions, employers and other stakeholders;
  • Help organise formal and informal learning activities that are relevant, affordable & accessible;
  • Organise peer-to-peer networks;
  • Sign-post to other training providers/support organisations

Their aim is to connect with musicians/composers/music tutors/ producers and those who are new or interested in pursuing careers in the industry to discover where the skill gaps are and what training is needed. Hopefully together we can work on enhancing and strengthening skills, improve well-being and enable and empower musicians to advance in their careers.

So if you’re a musician working or living in Wales we would like to hear from you! Please complete this short learning survey so that we can assess what skills and training events you would like to see:

Wales Freelance Union Rep Learning Survey - MU

Closing date for the survey: 16 October 2023

Cynrychiolwyr Dysgu Undeb Cymru: Undeb Y Cerddorion /CULT Cymru Grymuso Gweithwyr Creadigol Llawrydd

Mae CULT Cymru (gyda chefnogaeth Cronfa Ddysgu Undeb Cymru) yn brosiect dysgu dan arweiniad Bectu, Equity, Undeb y Cerddorion ac Urdd yr Awduron. Yn cyd-lynu gyda gweithwyr y diwydiant, cyflogwyr a sefydliadau eraill i drefnu gweithgareddau dysgu a digwyddiadau rhwydweithio ar gyfer gweithwyr creadigol yng Nghymru.

Fel rhan o'r prosiect Grymuso Gweithwyr Llawrydd a ariennir gan gronfa Sgiliau Cymru Greadigol, mae CULT Cymru yn ddiweddar wedi penodi 12 Cynrychiolydd Dysgu Undeb Llawrydd ar draws y pedair undeb. Mae CULT Cymru felly yn falch o gyflwyno, Pete Bayliss, Elizabeth Owen a Dewi Ellis Jones fel CDU ar gyfer Undeb y Cerddorion yng Nghymru.

Eu rôl yn ystod y misoedd nesaf fydd:

  • Helpu i godi ymwybyddiaeth o ddysgu
  • Nodi anghenion dysgu grŵp penodol o weithwyr
  • Cydweithio gydag undebau, cyflogwyr a rhanddeiliaid eraill
  • Helpu i drefnu gweithgareddau dysgu ffurfiol ac anffurfiol sy'n berthnasol, yn fforddiadwy ac yn hygyrch
  • Trefnu rhwydweithiau cyfoedion-i-gyfoed
  • Cyfeirio at ddarparwyr hyfforddiant / sefydliadau cymorth eraill

Eu nod yw cysylltu â cherddorion/cyfansoddwyr/tiwtoriaid cerdd/cynhyrchwyr a'r rhai sy'n newydd neu sydd â diddordeb mewn dilyn gyrfaoedd yn y diwydiant i ddarganfod ble mae'r bylchau sgiliau a pha hyfforddiant sydd eu hangen. Gobeithio gyda'n gilydd y gallwn weithio ar wella a chryfhau sgiliau, gwella llesiant a galluogi a grymuso cerddorion i ddatblygu yn eu gyrfaoedd.

Felly os ydych chi'n gerddor sy'n gweithio neu'n byw yng Nghymru, hoffem glywed gennych! Cwblhewch yr arolwg dysgu byr hwn fel y gallwn asesu pa sgiliau a digwyddiadau hyfforddi yr hoffech eu gweld:

Cynrychiolydd Dysgu Undeb Llawrydd Cymru - Arolwg Dysgu Undeb Y Cerddorion

Dyddiad cau yr arolwg: 16.10.23

 

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