Young Wales News

Early Diary Marker: Extending Entitlement Refresh Workshops for Young People

The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language has committed to reviewing Extending Entitlement, the statutory direction and guidance for Youth Support Services.

With Young Wales and Children in Wales support, the Welsh Government wants to make sure that the voice of young people is at the centre of refreshing Extending Entitlement.

To capture the salient views of young people six workshops have been proposed on the following dates:

  • 03 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: South Wales, Cardiff
  • 05 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: South-East Wales, Newport
  • 06 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: West Wales, Pembrokeshire
  • 11 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: North East Wales, Wrexham
  • 12 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: North West Wales, Bangor
  • 13 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: Mid-Wales, Newtown

A formal invitation with confirmed venues will be coming out soon. If you would like to register places, please contact Chloe Evans on 02920 342434 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Right Way: A Children’s Rights Approach in Wales

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Professor Sally Holland, has published a framework for working with children in Wales. The approach is based in the UNCRC and was created with advice from the Wales Observatory on Human Rights of Children and Young People.

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