Education Workforce Council Consultation

The Education Workforce Council (EWC) has launched a public consultation on changes to its Code of Professional Conduct and Practice for registrants. Anybody working as a teacher or in a learning support role in a maintained school or further education college must be registered...
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New Curriculum Animation

In line with ‘Successful Futures’, the Curriculum and its assessment arrangements will be built on progression, so each Area of Learning and Experience will include progression steps. In this way learning and progression go hand in hand.
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Nominations are now open!

We are very excited to let you know that applications to become a Welsh Youth Parliament Member are open. If you know of any young person aged between 11-18 who live or receive their education in Wales and who is interested in standing, they can get more information and fill in...
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Mind Over Matter Report Update

We wanted to update you on progress with the Mind Over Matter report. This week the Welsh Government has announced the establishment of a Ministerial Task and Finish Group chaired jointly by the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services....
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Youth Work Reference Group Key Messages – August 2018

The Youth Work Reference Group (YWRG) met on 10 August 2018. They have now met 6 times this year, further details of the current role of this group is in Annex A. The purpose of circulating the following key messages is to enable the sector to understand the work that the YWRG...
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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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