Young Wales News

Participation workers update: Sharing good practice

Shared Purpose – Shared Delivery was re-issued in December 2012 to include Annex B (Doc 2) – ‘The statutory guidance for Local Authorities to provide and promote children and young people’s participation’ under Section 12 of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010.

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Anti-Bullying Week 2015

With Hate Crime and Anti-Bullying a priority for Young Wales, we will be working closely with the Welsh Government ahead of Anti-Bullying Week in November.  Help us decide on our focus through this short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CY58MDS   


Action for Children: What works in Financial Education?

'When you finally get money coming in and realise you owe it all out, it's the worst feeling in the world'

Our recent report Paying the Price, found that too many young people have not received a decent financial education and struggle to manage their money well.

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Participation Workers Updates - Update 3

The Welsh Government has produced an update on Personal and Social Education (PSE) following Professor Donaldson’s review of Curriculum and Assessment in Wales in the ‘Successful Futures’ report.

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Welsh Government: PSE feedback

One of the hot topics at the Young Wales launch on March 27th was PSE, its current quality and the report of the review that has recently published.  The issue was not chosen as a project for the next year but the Welsh Government has sent feedback on opportunities to get involved.

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Young Wales launch: Forum priorities and film of the day

Young Wales launched on Friday 27th March with young people from forums across Wales meeting in Newtown to decide their priorities for the year.  The day was challenging but positive with young people sharing why particular issues were important to them and their forum.  Under the direction of the group we combined some of the topics together before they finalised the six topics as follows:

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