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Activists against xenocide blog

Hi there, my name is Kieran I am an apprentice in the National Assembly for Wales currently working for the Youth Engagement and Education team. I went to Krzyżowa in Poland to take part in a project called “Activists against xenocide” which looked at world issues on the topic of migration. Xenocide is a word […]

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Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee – Inquiry into the future of S4C

The National Assembly for Wales’ Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee are holding an inquiry into the future of S4C. The inquiry will build on the Committee’s initial findings, published in their report ‘The Big Picture: The Committee’s Initial Views on Broadcasting in Wales’. The UK Government is planning a review of S4C in 2017. […]

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Changing the name of the National Assembly for Wales: What do you think?

We want you to tell us what you think about a proposal to change the name of the National Assembly for Wales. Why now? If the UK Parliament passes a law (called the Wales Bill) in early 2017, it will give the National Assembly for Wales the power to make a new law to change its […]

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Working as a Youth Engagement Officer at the National Assembly for Wales

I have been lucky enough to work at the National Assembly for Wales now for 2 years and when I get asked “how are you?” and “what are you doing at the moment?”, I always reply with “I am really busy” and “there are so many things happening I don’t know where to start!” – […]

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Youth Work Week Wales 2016 – Youth Work Excellence Awards 2016

Friday 24 June 2016, saw the return of the annual Youth Work Excellence Awards in North Wales. The event was held at Venue Cymru in Llandudno with over 150 young people, youth workers and organisation representatives in attendance including Caryl Hughes from our own team here at the National Assembly for Wales. The evening began […]

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Youth Work Wales 2016 – Guest Blog by the Visitor Team

Guest Blog by Gareth Coombes – Visitor Tour Manager My name is Gareth Coombes and I am the Tour Manager at the National Assembly for Wales, which means I have the privilege of providing tours and presentations to a wide range of people about the work of the Assembly. I see school groups, Women’s Institutes, politicians and […]

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Youth Work Week 2016 – “Why I love Youth Work” by Kelly Harris

Guest Blog by Kelly Harris – Youth Engagement Officer My job, in a nutshell, is to work with young people from across Wales to inform and engage them about the work of the National Assembly for Wales and how they can get involved. I absolutely love it. This week is Youth Work Week in Wales […]

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Youth Work Week 2016 – Your Assembly Ambassador Scheme

What is the Your Assembly Ambassador Scheme? The Your Assembly Ambassador Scheme is an interesting and fun-filled training session that seeks to educate young people about the work of the Assembly, to empower and enable them to go into their local communities to deliver workshops on the Assembly to other young people. The training includes: […]

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Youth Work Week 2016 – Welsh Baccalaureate

Our Education Service programme encourages young people studying the Welsh Baccalaureate to become more aware of current political issues in Wales through debate, considering different points of view and workshop activities. As part of ‘Global Citizenship’, you as young people, will learn and be informed about the role of the Assembly and your responsibilities as […]

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Youth Work Week 2016 – Siambr Hywel Visits

Should we tax sugary drinks? Should the voting age be lowered to 16? Should young people be banned from buying energy drinks? These are some of the topics that you could be discussing during an education visit to the National Assembly for Wales. Mari, Iestyn and Olwen, the Education Team in Cardiff Bay, are happy […]

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