ILA - Intensive Learning Academy

Leading Digital Transformation

The Intensive Learning Academy at the University of South Wales has been developed in partnership with Health Boards and is part funded by Welsh Government. 

The Academy aims to bring together a community of digitally focused leaders and aspiring leaders from across health and social care.

*Funding is only available for health and social care organisations in Wales. For courses commencing from the 1st April are 50% funded with a 50% employer contribution until March 2024.

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Our ILA Programme

USW is part of a network of Intensive Learning Academies, hubs for developing skills and expertise, for sharing knowledge and translating research into outcomes.

The academy aims to:

  • Help leaders and senior managers transform their services whilst building competency and understanding in how digital solutions can help meet future challenges

  • Offer academic and executive education courses to support managers to become digitally focused leaders

  • Help leaders to develop their teams by supporting the development of new skills and behaviours which contribute to people’s digital competency, strategy, culture, and understanding of the customer or patients they serve

  • Explore new technologies and foster a culture of curiosity and innovation to create a digitally enabled health and social care system that will improve the lives of citizens in Wales.

The Academy offers a unique framework of learning opportunities delivered in partnership with Powys Regional Partnership Board, and supported by Aneurin Bevan University, Cardiff and Vale and Powys Teaching Health Boards, and Velindre University NHS Trust.

Leaders can access funded and part-funded: 

  • Short CPD
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Academic Programmes

The ILA Programme of short courses and professional qualifications have been co-created with our health partners. 

The courses have been tailored to suit health and social care professionals and will be delivered via a virtual learning environment. 

Each of these sessions will be perfect blend of real-time facilitator-led theory and practical and participative tasks and activities, with virtual breakout rooms to optimise learning and cross collaboration. 

Our Courses:

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Funding

From April 2023 to March 2024 all CPD and MSc courses run by the ILA are 50% funded with a 50% employer contribution for Health and Social care employees across Wales. Please contact us to ensure eligibility requirements are met at [email protected] 

All short courses are £110 each (this is the 50% employer contribution). 

CPD:
Design Thinking - For all 4 sessions it will be an employer contribution fee of £440. If you would like to attend an individual session this will be an employer contribution of £110. 

Digital Transformation - For all 4 sessions it will be an employer contribution fee of £440. If you would like to attend an individual session this will be an employer contribution of £110. 


Please contact us to ensure eligibility requirements are met at [email protected]

Programme Partners

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Powys Regional Partnership Board (RPB) brings together a range of public service representatives including the local council, health board, third sector and other key people including citizens, to ensure that people work together better to improve health and wellbeing in Powys. 


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