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Training Courses

We are pleased to present our latest Training Programme focused on key issues relevant to policy makers, planners, commissioners and practitioners working with diverse young people across Wales. EYST training is delivered by experienced and qualified trainers with a track record of positive engagement and feedback from participants. If you would like to discuss your specific training requirements including in-house or bespoke training, please email training@eyst.org.uk


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HBV Diversity
Islam Ethnic-young


Course Fees and Venues All of our courses can be delivered as half-day or one day courses, and are also open to individuals wishing to book on to EYST-run courses or to organisations seeking an in-house or bespoke training solution. To discuss your training requirements please contact Shehla Khan, Training Manager on 01792 466980 or email training@eyst.org.uk


About the Trainers

Shehla-Khan Shehla Khan is an experienced Equality and Diversity Trainer who has been delivering equality-focused training for over 15 years. A qualified teacher, she also holds an MBA in Business Development, and is undertaking a PHd in Islam and Gender. Shehla is highly regarded as a trainer, particularly for her engaging, personal and informative training style. Previously a manager in an ethnic minority women’s organisation, Shehla has expertise in issues relating to ethnic minority women in particular, including Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence, and Cultural and Faith Based perspectives towards Gender. She also has expertise in working with BME Young people in the Welsh context.
 Chris-Mort Chris Mort is an engaging and experienced Trainer who has led on the delivery of Islamophobia Awareness and Anti-Racism education, particularly the Think Project  within EYST. A former police officer, he was at the forefront of delivering South Wales Police’s   All Wales Core Programme, where as a School Community Police Officer he was responsible for teaching children between the ages of five and sixteen lessons on personal safety, substance misuse and citizenship.  As a trainer, he brings humour and wisdom to his delivery, ensuring that participants learn in an enjoyable and effective way.
nicky_2 Nicky Nijjer is a long-standing member of EYST with particular skills and expertise in engaging with hard to engage young people, and challenging extremism and radicalisation. A member of the Think Project Team, he brings passion, humour and enthusiasm to his delivery, drawing on his own real life experiences of racism and a street-based approach to effectively challenge misconceptions in course participants. Nicky is also PTTLS qualified (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector).


Organisations who have received training from EYST include:

  • South Wales Police
  • Social Services
  • Swansea University
  • HMP Prison
  • University of Wales Trinity St David

Some of the feedback received has been:

“Fascinating, and extremely powerful training”

 “Excellent interactive delivery and informative”

 “Brilliant presenting style, very enthusiastic with great teaching style and obviously very passionate about the subject.” 

“Challenged perceived ideas!”


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