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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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The National Assembly for Wales is coming to Newport – #SeneddNewport

#SeneddNewport is the third time the National Assembly for Wales have taken to the road, after visiting Swansea and Wrexham in 2015. The National Assembly for Wales will be hosting a series of events across the city between 20-25 March, working with schools, colleges, youth and community groups. As the Assembly’s Education and Youth Engagement […]

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Matthew Walker with the Llywydd and Deputy Presiding Officer for the National Assembly for Wales in the Senedd Siambr.

CYPAW Consultation Launch

By Matt Walker – CYPAW Chairperson On 8 February 2017, the campaign for a Children and Young People’s Assembly for Wales launched our report, ‘Assembly for Wales’- The end of a three year chapter in our story and, in many ways, the beginning of the next. The trustees of Funky Dragon formed the Campaign 3 […]

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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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Lauren and the Brownies during the session

Your Assembly Ambassador – Lauren from Girlguiding Cymru

My name is Lauren Kerr and I am a member of the Senior Section which is part of Girlguiding. I have been a member of Girlguiding for 8 years and during this time I have had many experiences and picked up new skills along the way. During the October half-term last year, I went to […]

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The Inquiry Into Youth Services Report

The Welsh Government puts plans in place to try and make sure that all young people in Wales can take part in projects like youth clubs. They also make sure that young people can get support from a youth worker if they want. The Assembly Members on the Children, Young People and Education Committee decided to take a look at if these policies are working for young people in Wales and asked them what they thought about these policies. They also asked lots of youth workers to find out what they think.

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Your Assembly Ambassador Scheme training day at Bron Eirion

Your Assembly Ambassador – Alice from Girlguiding Cymru

My name is Alice Cleave and I am a member of The Senior Section which is a section of GirlGuiding for girls 14-25. I have been a member of GirlGuiding for 8 years and have been given many opportunities. During the October half-term myself and one of my friends from guiding stayed at Bronerion (GirlGuiding […]

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Changes to University Student Funding

Kirsty Williams, Cabinet Secretary for Education, has announced that the way Welsh university students are funded will change in September 2018/19. This follows a series of proposals made by Professor Ian Diamond in a report that was published in September. Under the current system all students, regardless of household income, receive a generous tuition fee […]

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Hacio’n Holi

Young people insist on being heard! Each year, the crew behind Hacio (a current affairs program for young people) come along to the Senedd in Cardiff Bay to film their special program, Hacio’n Holi, and then to conduct a debate with some Assembly Members in Siambr Hywel (the debating chamber for young people). On the […]

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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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