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Youth Excellent Awards 2016

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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Ysgol y Gader

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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Llais Ifanc

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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Outreach activities

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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Ysgol Bryn y Mor

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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Pictures of young people from across Wales

Youth Work Week 2016

It is the time of year where Wales celebrates the excellent youth work happening across Wales – a chance to celebrate the achievements of young people and the chance to celebrate the support they receive from dedicated youth workers. It is the perfect opportunity for the Education and Youth Engagement Service here at the Assembly […]

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A Level Government and Politics Conference 2016

170 young people, 2 days, 1 location = Lots of discussion! The National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff Bay hosted 170 young people studying A Level Politics over two days to learn, discuss, debate and contribute to the work of the Assembly. Watch a video of the event below: The main theme of the conference […]

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National Voter Registration Day

We marked National Voter Registration Day on 5 February with an event in the Senedd to help young people to find out more about the Assembly election in May 2016, how to register to vote and how they can get involved even if they can’t vote yet. The event was delivered in partnership with NUS […]

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