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
Young Wales is running a stall at the Urdd Eisteddfod, which will be held in Bridgend this year.
Radio 1 and 1Xtra Newsbeat are hosting a live discussion in Manchester on the 06 Jun 2017. They are looking for anyone aged 18 to 25 to explain how they feel about the general election on 08 June 2017.
On the 08 June 2017, the UK will hold its general election, selecting our representatives in Parliament for the next five years. To be able to participate, you need to be registered to vote.
In a consultation launched by Elin Jones AM, Llywyd of the National Assembly for Wales, young people are being asked to provide their views on a name for the youth parliament, its aim, membership, role and values.
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.
There will be no smoking at this summer’s Urdd National Eisteddfod in support of a campaign to make Wales smokefree.
There are hundreds of volunteers in our communities. Do you know of an inspirational individual or group that has made a real difference to their area or to the lives of others?