NEW YOUTH VOLUNTEERING RESOURCES

Please find below an overview of the resources and comms that can be used to promote volunteering to young people and help you with developing good practice with organisations, courtesy of WCVA. They plan to officially launch the animations and videos in September to coincide...
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Estyn’s Report on Youth Support Services in Wales

ESTYN report on Youth Support Services in Wales : The Value of Youth Work You may be aware that the Welsh Government, through its annual remit letter for 2017-18, asked Estyn to survey youth support services in Wales. Estyn has now published the report, on its website. The report...
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CWVYS AGM

Every July CWVYS hold an Annual General Meeting, where in excess of 60 individuals linked to the field of youth work get together for conversations, announcements, accounts and of course a free lunch! The afternoon began with a screening of young Welsh artist Thomas Evans work, a...
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Eurodesk UK Opportunity Finder

We are pleased to announce that Eurodesk UK have a new tool on their website: The Eurodesk UK Opportunity Finder! Essentially, it is a collection of opportunities available for UK-based youth sector professionals and young people. This webpage is a great resource to find out...
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Youth Work Reference Group – Key messages July 2018

The Youth Work Reference Group (YWRG) was established in December 2014 to support Ministers to implement the National Youth Work Strategy. The remit of the group has changed slightly over time and revised Terms of Reference were agreed in January 2018 which states; “the purpose...
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FAREWELL KEITH… HELLO CLAIRE!

Farewell Keith… Hello Claire! After 3 years of terrific leadership as our Chair, we bade a fond farewell to Keith Towler at the CWVYS AGM yesterday. Keith has been an enormously positive, inspirational and truly committed Chair – steering the organisation forwards...
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CWVYS Bursary CREU / CYFFROI

CREU/CYFFROI (roughly Create/Disrupt in English) is a bursary for CWVYS MEMBERS. CWVYS has a small bursary fund available for 2018/19 and members will be able to apply for up to a maximum of £500 each to support creative community projects. Project criteria: • The project has to...
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The Appointment of the Chair to the Interim Youth Work Board and this year’s winners of the Youth Work Excellence Awards

Last year the minister for the Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning announced the intention to establish an Interim Youth Work Board, made up of expert representatives from the field of youth work that would help the Welsh Government stay true to their vision as they develop and...
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Evaluation, Impact and Outcomes: What does it mean for us?

In view of long-standing aims and recent comments by the Minister for the Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning regarding the need to strengthen evidence- based youth work, workshops organised jointly by WISERD and CWVYS in May 2018 sought to re-start a Welsh national discussion...
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Making international experiences more inclusive

This Youth Work Week has been an opportunity to celebrate youth workers and young people, to showcase the great projects our members work on, and, above all enjoy! During the week I’ve had the chance to see some excellent examples of youth work across sectors in Wales, from the...
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