Welcome to Portal Training!

Portal is a dynamic and innovative bilingual training consultancy.

Our core purpose is to raise teaching and learning standards across Wales and beyond.

We support those working at all levels in educational establishments and work in partnership with educational consortia to answer the growing need for bespoke training.

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Succeeding in education, employment and training


An innovative, flexible package designed to deliver a personal and social development course to suit groups of all abilities. It is a well resourced package focusing on issues that challenge young people today. It is a BTEC qualification in Personal and Social Development for all 11 – 18 year olds leading to a Level 1 or Level 2 Award/Certificate.

School Improvement Services

Portal specialises in delivering innovate and bespoke School Improvement Services.

Some of our services and networks include:

  • Networks for Subject Specialists
  • Courses – including bespoke INSET provision
  • An Excellence in Teaching Framework

ILM Leadership & Management Qualifications

Level 4 & 5 Diploma


We currently have over 300 teachers following our successful Leadership and Management Diploma across Wales. An integrated combination of professional practice learning, web-conferencing and assignments maximises your learning potential and adds value to your organisation while maintaining a flexible and dynamic structure for those working within Education.

Latest News

  • Portal Success Celebrated

    Portal Success Celebrated Higher Apprenticeship provision celebrated in NTfW Research on the Value of Apprenticeships to Wales report 16th September 2015 Cardiff based Portal Educational Training have today featured as best practice in a national report on the Value of Apprenticeships to Wales. The research, commissioned by […]
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  • sweet* Success for Learners

    sweet* Success for Learners ‘Succeeding with Education, Employment and Training‘ celebrating success for young people in Wales Cardiff based Portal Educational Training have developed an innovative and engaging resource for young people at risk of being disengaged in the education system which has resulted in positive outcomes […]
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  • Support needed for those teaching Modern Foreign Languages

    Subject Specialist Network developed for MFL teachers in Wales Cardiff based Portal Educational Training has recently developed an innovative Subject Specialist Network for those teaching MFL of all secondary schools in Wales. It has been developed following feedback from teachers across Wales highlighting the lack of support and training for those who […]
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  • School Leaders Get Management Hints and Tips

    School Leaders get Management Hints and Tips Western Mail – 23 April 2015 Aspiring school leaders from across Wales were given an insight into leadership and management challenges at a special event in Cardiff. Staff undertaking a higher apprenticeship in leadership and management with Portal Training, which […]
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  • Portal Educational Training Welcomes Welsh Government New Deal

    STRUCTURE AND STRATEGY URGENTLY NEEDED FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Portal Educational Training welcomes Welsh Government New Deal 25 March 2015 Portal Educational Training has today welcomed the announcement of a New Deal for the Education Workforce by the Education Minister Huw Lewis AM. Responding to the announcement, Portal […]
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