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- Posted on 25 May 2016

Welcome to the CWVYS website…

CWVYS (the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services) is the independent representative body for the voluntary youth work sector in Wales.

The aims are to represent, support and give a collective voice to its membership of national and local organisations in their work with over 250,000 young people in Wales. CWVYS works in partnership with agencies promoting good youth work practice.

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This website is built for CWVYS members, please provide us with information about news, events, resources you wish to share, training you are offering and we will aim to share with others.


CWVYS Chair reflects on the Leading Wales Awards 2018

CWVYS Chair Keith Towler reflects on Leadership in a post written for the Leading Wales Awards blog. What makes a good leader? A question that has a number of answers based on everyone’s own experience. We all have direct experience of being inspired by someone. That individual...
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CWVYS Chair appointed to the Youth Justice Board

The Secretary of State has announced the appointment of 10 members to the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales. Ben Byrne, Gillian Fairfield, Keith Fraser, Sharon Gray, Neal Hazel, Mairead Healy, Neil Rhodes, Bryan Tytherleigh and Alan Wood have been appointed as members,...
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Social impact of the UK’s Cadet Forces

We are sharing a report of a study undertaken by Northampton University demonstrating the significant social impact of the UK’s Cadet Forces, on behalf of CWVYS members Dyfed & Glamorgan Army Cadet Force, and Reserve Forces and Cadets Association for Wales....
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Next Generation UK

At the end of September 2017, a major report was launched by think thank Demos, with support from the British Council, exploring youth attitudes and aspirations in the UK. The report, Next Generation UK, was informed by a major survey of 2,000 young people across the United...
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