Archive | young people

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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Alice and Lauren receiving their certificates from Michelle Brown AM

Your Assembly Ambassadors receive their certificates

On Friday 5 May, Alice and Lauren, who have delivered their own sessions in order to educate their peers on the National Assembly for Wales, were handed their Your Assembly Ambassador Certificate by their North Wales Regional Assembly Member, Michelle Brown AM. Alice delivered her session to a group of year 7 pupils at her […]

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Emily and all the students at Pentre Controlled Primary School, Chirk

Your Assembly Ambassador – Emily from Girlguiding Cymru

Hello! My name is Emily Jones and I’m 13 and from Chirk, North Wales. This February the girl guides that I’m part of participated in a first aid/medical holiday in Broneirion which is guiding headquarters. We learnt lots of interesting things about what to do in an emergency situation and different illnesses that affect people. […]

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A New Youth Parliament for Wales

THANK YOU. On 19 October 2016, following a unanimous vote of support from Assembly Members, the Assembly Commission agreed to explore the feasibility of establishing a Welsh Youth Parliament, and the Llywydd, Elin Jones AM, announced her intention to establish a Welsh Youth Parliament. We asked you what you wanted YOUR youth parliament to look […]

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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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