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A New Youth Parliament for Wales

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. After working with our External Steering Group Members, we are very excited to […]

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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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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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Train the trainer: Professionals

  Want to learn more about the National Assembly for Wales? On Tuesday 22 November we will be holding a free training session to educate professionals who work with young people about the work of the Assembly, to empower and enable you to go into your local communities to deliver workshops on the Assembly to […]

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Youth Excellent Awards 2016

Youth Work Week Wales 2016 – Youth Work Excellence Awards 2016

Friday 24 June 2016, saw the return of the annual Youth Work Excellence Awards in North Wales. The event was held at Venue Cymru in Llandudno with over 150 young people, youth workers and organisation representatives in attendance including Caryl Hughes from our own team here at the National Assembly for Wales. The evening began […]

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Ysgol y Gader

Youth Work Wales 2016 – Guest Blog by the Visitor Team

Guest Blog by Gareth Coombes – Visitor Tour Manager My name is Gareth Coombes and I am the Tour Manager at the National Assembly for Wales, which means I have the privilege of providing tours and presentations to a wide range of people about the work of the Assembly. I see school groups, Women’s Institutes, politicians and […]

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Youth Work Week 2016 – “Why I love Youth Work” by Kelly Harris

Guest Blog by Kelly Harris – Youth Engagement Officer My job, in a nutshell, is to work with young people from across Wales to inform and engage them about the work of the National Assembly for Wales and how they can get involved. I absolutely love it. This week is Youth Work Week in Wales […]

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Youth Work Week 2016 – Siambr Hywel Visits

Should we tax sugary drinks? Should the voting age be lowered to 16? Should young people be banned from buying energy drinks? These are some of the topics that you could be discussing during an education visit to the National Assembly for Wales. Mari, Iestyn and Olwen, the Education Team in Cardiff Bay, are happy […]

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