Archive | young people

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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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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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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