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Russell George AM presenting the certificate to Newtown Student Assembly.

Your Assembly Ambassadors: Newtown High School

Newtown High School recently became the first school in Montgomeryshire to gain School Council Ambassador status from the National Assembly for Wales.   The School Council Ambassador scheme aims to get school councils more directly involved with the work of the Assembly.   Certified schools have an outreach visit to learn about the Assembly, submit […]

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An education officer delivering a workshop in a classroom at Glanymor School

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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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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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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Young people from The Pod and Assembly Members Mark Isherwood AM and Michelle Brown AM

Holyhead Young People question their Assembly Members

A couple of weeks ago, young people who regularly visit a youth Pod in Holyhead, Anglesey, received a visit from two of their North Wales regional Assembly Members, Mark Isherwood AM and Michelle Brown AM. Following a visit from the Youth Engagement team, when the young people learnt about the National Assembly for Wales and […]

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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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Girlguiding Cymru training in Bron Eirion - February 2017

Your Assembly Ambassador – Kes from Girlguiding Cymru

Hi everyone, my name is Kes Triggs and I’m 13 years old. I live in the seaside town of Barmouth, north Wales and I go to school in Harlech. I am also a Girl Guide. When I was 5 I became involved in Girl Guiding Cymru as a Rainbow, I then moved up to Brownies […]

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