Young Wales News

Participation workers update: School councils

The School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013 gives LA’s responsibility to intervene when the Head teacher and governing bodies are not carrying out their functions in accordance with school council regulations 2005.

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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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