Tag Archives | Participation

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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Members of Albany Primary School Council

Your Assembly Ambassador – Albany Primary School Council

Shwmae Cymru! We are the School Council representatives at Albany Primary School in Roath, Cardiff. We are currently getting involved in lots of projects to help improve our school. Most recently, we designed a pupil survey to ask the children at Albany what they felt about education and their learning experiences. Every pupil in Year […]

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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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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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Your Assembly Ambassador – Cleddau Reach VC Primary School Council

Shwmae! We are Year 6 members of the Cleddau Reach School Council. These are some of the thoughts from our School Council about how to improve our local communities. Drinking in Wales We definitely think that in Wales nobody should be allowed to drive after drinking alcohol. If people drink we think they should use […]

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photo of the outside of Coleg Sir Gâr's Ammanford campus

Coleg Sir Gâr Students Share Their Experiences

55 students from Coleg Sir Gâr, whose academic level ranged from E1 through to E3/L1, took part in a recent Assembly inquiry on proposed changes to the additional learning needs (ALN) framework for young people in Wales. The Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill aims to create a unified system for supporting learners […]

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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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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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Llywydd commits to establishing a Youth Parliament

The National Assembly for Wales’s Llywydd, Elin Jones AM, has announced her intention to work towards establishing a youth parliament. She made the commitment while responding to a question to the Assembly Commission in Plenary on 19 October 2016. To watch the whole debate, click here. Since the initial question the assembly voted unanimously to […]

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Pride Cymru’s 2016 Youth Conference

Pride Cymru’s free Youth Conference returns on 15/10/16 at the Parc Inn Hotel, Cardiff. The conference coincides with week of The Iris Prize Festival and International Coming Out Day (11th October).  Working again with our partners Iris Prize Festival and Youth Cymru, the conference focuses on the theme of the health and wellbeing of LGBT+ young people in Wales. Offering an opportunity to […]

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