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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CYPE Committee to debate in Plenary

You may remember that the Welsh Assembly’s Children, Young people and Education Committee recently published the report on the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People. The Committee has requested a Plenary debate – which is an opportunity for all Assembly...
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Support Youth Work Week

Every year Youth Work Week in Wales takes place between June 23 and June 30 (add the dates to your calendar/diary!) National Event and Social Media The Youth Work National Showcase Event will take place 10.30-2pm 26 June at Pier Head, Cardiff. Twenty two youth work organisations...
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Wales Youth Parliament

Today marks the launch of the voter registration drive for a new Welsh Youth Parliament People aged between 11 and 18 can register to vote in online elections to be held over three weeks in November. The Assembly’s Presiding Officer Elin Jones said the body would allow...
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