Wendy Ellaway-Lock

Internal Services Manager

Wendy is the Internal Services Manager at Learning and Work Wales and joined then NIACE Cymru in 1994. Wendy works to the Director for Wales and supports the Heads of Learning and Work Cymru. This includes project logistics planning and budget management, as well as being responsible for office systems, accommodation strategies, buildings and maintenance and health and safety regulations.

Wendy is responsible for the co-ordination and distribution of papers for the Wales Strategy Group and plays a key role in the co-ordination and evaluation of all external events including conferences and training programmes.



A fantastic opportunity to step back into education
21st June 2018 by Wendy Ellaway-Lock

A fantastic opportunity to step back into education

This week hundreds of events are taking place across Wales to mark Adult Learners’ Week.  Organised by Learning and Work Institute Cymru and supported by the Welsh Government, this is the 27th anniversary of Adult Learners’...Read more »

The Inspire! Adult Learning Awards 2018
7th June 2018 by Wendy Ellaway-Lock

The Inspire! Adult Learning Awards 2018

The Inspire! Adult Learning Awards is an annual event co-ordinated by Learning and Work Institute Wales in partnership with the Welsh Government and other supporters, including The Open University in Wales, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board,...Read more »

Ambitious and Learning for All
15th December 2017 by Wendy Ellaway-Lock

Ambitious and Learning for All

‘Our aim is to instil in everyone a passion to learn throughout their lives, inspiring them with the ambition to be the best they possibly can be.  A prosperous Wales needs creative, highly skilled and adaptable...Read more »

Public Good and a Prosperous Wales
2nd November 2017 by Wendy Ellaway-Lock

Public Good and a Prosperous Wales

Response from Learning and Work Cymru to the Welsh Government White Paper:  Public Good and a Prosperous Wales – Building a reformed PCET system. L&W response

Welsh Government Adult Learning Policy
14th July 2017 by Wendy Ellaway-Lock

Welsh Government Adult Learning Policy

This week the Welsh Government published their new adult learning policy.  Broadly speaking it represents a step in the right direction and recognition that adult and community learning has an important part to play in employability,...Read more »

New Leadership for Learning and Work Institute in Wales
17th March 2017 by Wendy Ellaway-Lock

New Leadership for Learning and Work Institute in Wales

Experienced campaigner, David Hagendyk will be joining Learning and Work Institute as the new Director for Wales. David has eighteen years experience of political campaigns and policy development in Wales. He will join Learning and Work...Read more »

19th February 2017 by Wendy Ellaway-Lock

Opening up education

Openness is everywhere in education at the moment: at the back end of 2011 a free course in Artificial Intelligence had over 160,000 learners enrolled; in 2012 in the UK the Government followed other national bodies...Read more »

6th February 2017 by Wendy Ellaway-Lock

Learning and Work Institute response to Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams AM statement on The Hazelkorn Review of Welsh Education on 31 January 2017

The Cabinet Secretary’s Statement provides leadership and direction of travel towards a more joined up approach to post-compulsory education and a welcome recognition of the need for access to flexible education and training throughout life. Our...Read more »