Dysgu WRU

High quality development opportunities for every club

Dysgu WRU

Welcome to Dysgu WRU, which has been developed to provide a bespoke, virtual education offer for all Rugby Clubs in Wales, to ensure clubs can thrive.

Throughout the year you have the opportunity to access FREE webinars delivered by industry experts, across a wide variety of topics.

Any member of your club is welcome to attend and we have suggested the type of roles within the webinars that the webinar would be beneficial for.

Please let us know via social media if you have signed up and found them beneficial.

We hope you enjoy the webinars and if you have any further questions relating to any club development issues, please email clubdevelopment@wru.wales where one of the team will get in touch to discuss further.   

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Available Webinars

Unconscious Bias in the Clubhouse

Hosted by: Race Equality Specialist, Sy Joshua.

This session provides a non-judgmental approach aimed at understanding how unconscious bias operates in the clubhouse environment. You will find out what unconscious bias is (and is not) and learn why tackling it is so key to rugby’s future success.

Tackling Racism in the Clubhouse

Hosted by: Show Racism the Red Card

Designed to make your clubhouse a fairer and more inclusive space. This webinar will give you the tools and confidence to define what a racist incident is, consider how to challenge it and understand how your club goes about challenging it.

Engaging with Diverse Communities

Hosted by: Sunil Patel – Equality & Inclusion expert

Learn how your club can engage with a range of diverse audiences by taking some simple, but important steps. Understand how you can better build relationships with your local diverse communities and bring them into your rugby community.

Introduction to VAT

Hosted by: Centurion

The session offers a grounding in the basic VAT rules that need to be considered whether your club is currently VAT registered or not. This session is a useful refresher for those who have experience in the tax, or those who are looking to gain an insight into the topic.

How to Make your Clubhouse More Welcoming to Women and Girls

Hosted by: Women in sport

Designed to make your clubhouse a fairer and more inclusive space. This webinar will focus on defining what discrimination and misogyny is, we’ll consider the negative impact it can have on clubhouses and rugby environments and how we can make a positive change in this area to ensure that your clubhouse is more welcoming to Women and Girls.

Creating a Period Positive Clubhouse

Hosted by: WUKA

Learn more about how the stigma that exists around periods has a negative effect on women & girls, and how to overcome this. Consider the logistical steps you can take to make your clubhouse more period positive, ensuring you have the right equipment and messaging before looking at grants that might be available to you.

Helping you with GDPR and Data Protection compliance

Hosted by: Information Comissioner’s Office

This session is an opportunity to develop your understanding of Data Protection and help identify steps that your club may need to take to ensure they’re handling people’s data correctly and complying with the law.

Good Governance in your Club

Hosted by: Sport and Recreation Alliance

Enrolling on this webinar will help you understand what good governance standards are , as well as the legal duties, roles, and responsibilities of different members within a rugby club.

Creating an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Plan in your Club

Hosted by: Race Equality Specialist, Sy Joshua.

This session will bring together everything you’ve learnt in the previous webinars and talk you through how you can use this information to create a tailored and realistic Equality, Diversity and Inclusion plan for your rugby club .

Running an Efficient Committee Meeting

Hosted by: Sport and Recreation Alliance

When you enrol on this session, you will have a better understanding of how to organise and run an effective committee meeting. 

Clubhouse & Facility Projects - VAT Issues to Consider

Hosted by: Centurion

Following on from the Introduction to VAT webinar, this session focuses on how VAT affects the finances available for your clubhouse facilities and projects in a range of different ways.

Recruiting and Retaining New Volunteers at your Club

Hosted by: Accelerate Sport, leading providers of sports-focused eLearning in the UK.

Learn the best steps you can take to attract and retain local volunteers at your rugby club. Find out why people volunteer and how you can create a volunteering plan that is underpinned by this. Consider how you can take simple steps to ensure volunteers fell valued. 

Social Media for Clubs

Hosted by: Media & Communications Specialist, Julie Kissick.

Learn how you can efficiently communicate with your key audience using a range of social media channels. Consider how to write engaging copy for these channels.

28th February 2024 - 6 PM

LooseHeadz - An Introduction to Mental Health

Hosted by: LooseHeadz

Learn how you can efficiently communicate with your key audience using a range of social media channels. Consider how to write engaging copy for these channels.

RESCHEDULED - Date TBC

Health and Safety in your Clubhouse

Hosted by: Accelerate Sport, leading providers of sports-focused eLearning in the UK.

Why is Health & Safety so important and what are your responsibilities with the Rugby Club environment? This webinar will answer these questions and focus on ensuring you’re ready to safely be the cornerstone of your local community.

RESCHEDULED - Date TBC

Creating a Menopause Positive Clubhouse

Hosted by: Women in Sport with special guest Non Evans

Learn more about menopause, and understand how if can affect your workforce. Consider the steps your club can take to ensure it is a positive menopause space for everyone. We’ll be joined by former Welsh International Non Evans who will discuss her experiences.

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