Nisha Patel

Campaigns, Marketing and Communications Support

Nisha Patel is the Campaigns, Marketing and Communications Assistant at Learning and Work Institute and was employed through the Jobs Growth Wales Scheme in September 2014. Her role involves the planning and delivery of campaigns such as the Inspire! Awards, Adult Learners’ Week and Skills for Work Week. She also assists the the team at events, conferences and meetings and delivers various aspects of communications, such as social media platforms. She enjoys being a part of the team and is thrilled to be involved.

Nisha has completed an Apprenticeship in Business Administration with the view to further benefit her role within the team to further expand her knowledge, skills and career prospects. She also graduated with BSC Criminology and Sociology and has had experience in areas such as events, administration, communications, social media/website maintenance and radio work support through prior role at Diverse Cymru. Nisha also volunteered for 2 years at Victim Support providing practical and emotional support to Victims of Anti Social Behaviour and Hate Crime.

Outside of work Nisha enjoys dance, cooking/baking, films, blogging, outdoor activities and photography.



Annual Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture 2018
18th October 2018 by Nisha Patel

Annual Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture 2018

This year’s Learning and Work Institute Annual Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture was delivered by Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams. The event was organised in partnership with The Open University in Wales and took place on...Read more »

Learning and Work’s response on the new Tertiary Education and Research Commission Wales
18th July 2018 by Nisha Patel

Learning and Work’s response on the new Tertiary Education and Research Commission Wales

As the technical consultation on the creation of the new Tertiary Education and Research Commission closes, Learning and Work Institute Cymru Director David Hagendyk argues that more focus is needed on the importance of lifelong learning...Read more »

Community Hubs: Strengthening Communities Conference
6th July 2018 by Nisha Patel

Community Hubs: Strengthening Communities Conference

The Communities Hub Conference was organised and delivered in partnership with Welsh Government and Building Communities Trust, which took place on Tuesday 3rd July at the Redhouse in Merthyr Tydfil. The conference was aimed at: Sharing...Read more »

Adult Learners’ Week – celebrating the power of further education with Rose Probert
15th June 2018 by Nisha Patel

Adult Learners’ Week – celebrating the power of further education with Rose Probert

Despite struggling with self-esteem and caring for family members, Rosemary Probert is living proof that education can improve personal obstacles.   There are many misconceptions about education with one being that you only get one shot...Read more »

ESOL Roundtable: Shaping the future of ESOL provision in Wales
9th March 2018 by Nisha Patel

ESOL Roundtable: Shaping the future of ESOL provision in Wales

To challenge and support the Welsh Government’s Ambitious and Learning policy strand, Learning and Work Institute Cymru launched a series of roundtables to shine a light on policy areas that don’t always get the attention that...Read more »

National Apprenticeship Week 2018
2nd March 2018 by Nisha Patel

National Apprenticeship Week 2018

New research from Learning and Work Institute released ahead of National Apprenticeships Week suggests one in five employers of apprentices are unsure of the rules on apprentice pay. The findings from a survey of over 2000...Read more »

Offender Learning Round Table: “Life in Limbo-Land”
6th February 2018 by Nisha Patel

Offender Learning Round Table: “Life in Limbo-Land”

As part of our Ambitious and Learning for All roundtable series, Learning and Work Institute Cymru held an Offender Round Table event on 31st January in Gower College Swansea. Director for Wales, David Hagendyk follows up...Read more »

10th January 2018 by Nisha Patel

Annual Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture

  This year Learning and Work Institute’s Annual Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture was presented by the Actor and Campaigner, Michael Sheen. The event was organised in partnership with The Open University in Wales and took place...Read more »

Employability & Skills: Five starter points on how to build a more inclusive society
5th December 2017 by Nisha Patel

Employability & Skills: Five starter points on how to build a more inclusive society

This week Learning and Work Cymru will host the annual Employability and Skills Convention. It’s fair to say it is good timing.  We’ll hear from Remploy about the start of Work and Health Programme Wales and...Read more »

What does the new employability strategy mean to small businesses?
17th November 2017 by Nisha Patel

What does the new employability strategy mean to small businesses?

Learning and Work Institute will deliver The Employability and Skills Wales Convention on 6th December 2017. This is a flagship event for the sector that will once again address the challenges and opportunities faced by policy makers...Read more »