NISB Annual Report

Keith Towler (Chair of CWVYS) is also the Vice-Chair of the National Independent Safeguarding Board (NISB). The NISB Annual Report has now been published and can be found here: NISB Annual Report (spreads) NISB Annual Report WELSH (spreads) (1)
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In times of Crisis, Create!

You may be aware from following our other social media channels that CWVYS became UK Partners of Eurodesk UK back in August 2016. We’re very proud of this as we believe it’s a valuable resource for helping young people experience Europe. The team are wonderful people,...
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National Youth Work Inquiry – Report Published

Radical approach needed to address alarming decline in youth services – says National Assembly 15/12/2016 ​A radical approach is needed to address an alarming downward trend in the amount and diversity of youth services in Wales, according to a National Assembly committee. The...
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Youth Work Audit 2015/16

The 2015/16 Youth Work audit as conducted by the Welsh Government, has been released. The audit presents figures and narrative for local authority youth service provision only: http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/youth-services/?skip=1&lang=cy...
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✅ ❎ Youth Volunteering Brand Consultation & Developing Mechanisms for Youth Engagement ❎ ✅

EYST, ProMo Cymru and CWVYS have joined together to research young peoples attitudes towards the current Youth Volunteering branding in Wales, on behalf of WCVA the project spans from November 2016 to March 2017. Phase 1 of the project (Nov-Dec 2016) has consulted widely with...
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Registration of Youth Workers

Registration of Youth Workers, Youth Support Workers and Work Based Learning Practitioners The Education Workforce Council (Registration of Youth Workers, Youth Support Workers and Work Based Learning Practitioner) Order 2016 was debated by the National Assembly for Wales in the...
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Youth Work Excellence Awards

You may recall, mid-way through our tumultous summer, there was a Youth Work Excellence Awards night that took place up in Llandudno on the 24th of June, to mark the beginning of this year’s Youth Work Week. In case you missed it, CWVYS members Boys and Girls Clubs of Wales...
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Children in Wales refreshed Participation Standards

The Participation Standards, developed originally by the Participation Unit, have been refreshed by a partnership between Youth Forum workers and Young Wales, informed by consultations with young people. The Participation Standards can be seen here: Participation Standards,...
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CWVYS Annual General Meeting

CWVYS Annual General Meeting took place earlier this month on the 7th July. Despite taking place just a day after Wales’s departure from the Euro 2016 Championships in France, the mood could be said to have been similar to that of Welsh fans worldwide, namely, that despite...
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Radical action required: the future of youth services in Wales

This time last year I wrote my first Annual Report as the Chair of CWVYS. In the last 12 months a lot has happened, but in a way, not a lot has changed for youth work in Wales. What do I mean by that? Well, we have seen a number of developments not least the establishment of the...
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