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Celebrating Carmarthenshire’s Role in the Devolution Story

Pupils at Ysgol Glan-y-Mor, Burry Port marked 20 years since the 1997 Welsh Devolution Referendum by hosting a special referendum-themed workshop. Delivered by the National Assembly of Wales, the workshop examined the circumstances behind the narrow Yes vote of 1997, Carmarthenshire’s decisive role in the devolution story, and how Welsh politicians might best use the […]

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Imogen's Assembly Ambassador Session

Assembly Ambassadors session – Imogen from 5th Llanishen Guides, Cardiff.

I’m Imogen Blacklidge and I am a part of 5th Llanishen Guides. In February half term I went to Bronerion which is GirlGuiding Cymru’s headquarter and took part in an Assembly Ambassadors session led by Caryl Hughes. We learnt about the National Assembly and Welsh politics. I found the session very interesting because I am […]

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Young people from Digartref Community Voice Project in Cardiff Bay

Guest Blog – Community Voice Project, Digartref Ynys Môn

The Community Voice project at Digartref aims to have the voices heard of people suffering from, or having been affected by, homelessness. We have worked closely with Anglesey County Council in order to improve the services for homelessness and raise awareness of the impacts homelessness has on an individual. We recently won an award in […]

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Poppies: Weeping Window - Senedd, Cardiff Bay

Poppies: Weeping Window

  September 2017 Schools Visits and Free Workshops To mark Poppies: Weeping Window at The Senedd and the Centenary of the First World War, an exciting learning programme has been designed for Primary and Secondary schools in partnership with The National Assembly for Wales. Poppies: Weeping Window will be on display at The Senedd from […]

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Your Assembly Ambassadors – Pentrehafod Student Parliament

Learning on a Live Building Site Our school is a Rights Respecting School and, as such, student voice is very important. We have a Student Parliament, where students’ are selected, through an election process to represent their peers on the student cabinet. This is particularly important to us at present, as our school is currently […]

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Eleanor and Lixwm School students

Your Assembly Ambassador – Eleanor from Girlguiding Cymru

Hello, my name is Eleanor, and I am 14 and live in Faes Glas, north Wales. In February I went to Broneirion which is the GirlGuiding Cymru headquarters. I learnt about things like science, sports and medicine but I also learnt about the National Assembly for Wales. On the fifteenth of June I went to […]

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Pupil voting electronically on a tablet.

Your Assembly Ambassadors – Newtown High School Council

One of the major principles of a school council is that it is representative of the students it is representing. School councils in Wales are a statutory requirement and must be elected as such. The requirement of secret ballot ensures that elections to school councils are fair and cannot be influenced by teachers or other […]

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9th Commonwealth Youth Parliament

Have you got what it takes to represent Wales on an international stage? Find out how to apply for a chance to attend the 9th Commonwealth Youth Parliament in the British Virgin Islands! It’s a dream opportunity that many young people wish for, and The National Assembly for Wales is excited to offer once again […]

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Your Assembly Ambassadors – Crickhowell High School Council

Last week members of Crickhowell High School Council took part in the consultation on setting up a Welsh Youth Parliament, and welcomed the opportunity to share their ideas on how it should operate. On 19 October 2016, following a unanimous vote of support from Assembly Members, the Assembly Commission agreed to explore the feasibility of […]

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