Association of Youth Workers Cymru Launch

The Association of Youth Workers Cymru is an independent organisation that works collaboratively with youth workers across Wales. Members share their expertise and knowledge for the benefit of young people, whilst supporting professional development and youth work practice....
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Interim Youth Work Board

The recruitment process for the appointment of the Chair to the Interim Youth Work Board is underway. Further information including ‘How to Apply’ can be found at: Appointment of Chair – Welsh Government Closing date for applications is 2 May 2018 The recruitment of the...
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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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CWVYS CHAIR WINS PRESTIGIOUS LEADERSHIP AWARD!

Keith Towler, Chair of the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS) has been recognised for showcasing great leadership by winning the Voluntary & Not For Profit Sector award, sponsored by Williams Ross Ltd at this year’s Leading Wales Awards, in association...
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CWVYS AGM

CWVYS AGM On the 6th of July 2017 we held our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Urdd’s centre in Cardiff Bay. Hot on the heels of an Executive Committee meeting that morning, things got underway at 2pm. Over 60 guests were in attendance to hear the latest updates from the...
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CWVYS is 70!

CWVYS is 70! On the 15th of June we celebrated our 70th Birthday at the Senedd, with a wonderful group of guests and speakers, and a delicious lunch and cake! The event was an opportunity to reflect on our history and also look forward. With with the help of speakers like our...
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Leading Wales Awards

Local leader shortlisted for national leadership awards Keith Towler, Chair, Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS) from Llandeilo has been named a finalist in this year’s Leading Wales Awards. The 2017 Leading Wales Awards (Wales’ long-established and only...
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