Progress on major health conditions delivery plans »We remain committed to ensuring that quality improvement remains at the centre of our approach for the future of NHS Wales.
Taking Wales Forward
The First Minister of Wales announced his new Cabinet and Ministers as the Welsh Government begins its ambitious programme to build a united, connected and sustainable Wales.
- Statement by the First Minister of Wales: Moving Wales Forward
- Dr Frank Atherton appointed Wales’ new Chief Medical Officer
- Taking Wales Forward
- Consultation on Procurement Regulation in Wales
- National Outcomes Framework for Youth Work
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment
- Building Regulations Sustainability Review
- Support for foundation years
- Support for postgraduate study and part-time engineering, technology or computer science degrees
Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016
The act puts in place the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more proactive, sustainable and joined-up way.
Assembly bills »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward.Learn more »
Section highlightWelsh taxes: a conversation
Share your thoughts on a new Taxpayers’ Charter.
Final Budget 2016-17 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2016-17 is £15bn.Learn more »
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Youth engagement and progression
The framework is based around 6 component elements, proven to be effective at increasing youth engagement and progression. They aim to:
- identify young people most at risk of disengagement
- provide better brokerage and co-ordination of support
- provide stronger tracking and transition of young people through the system
- ensure provision meets the needs of young people
- strengthen employability skills and opportunities for employment
- provide greater accountability for better outcomes for young people.
Local authorities have the key leadership role in the framework’s implementation. They are working closely with Careers Wales, youth services, schools, colleges, work based learning providers and other partners to ensure those most at risk of becoming NEET or who are already NEET are identified and provided with the support they need to get them back on track.
If you need further information please email YouthEngagementandProgression@wales.gsi.gov.uk
Formative evaluation of the Youth Engagement and Progression Framework
A formative evaluation of the Youth Engagement and Progression Framework has been carried out.
ICF/GHK and Arad were appointed to evaluate the implementation process and early impact of the framework. Research was carried out in each local authority and included the views of a wide range of stakeholders involved in implementation of the framework.
The role of the voluntary youth work sector in Wales
The Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services website has information about how the voluntary youth work sector can support implementation of the framework.
It includes a number of useful resources to better support the mapping of voluntary sector provision, the engagement of young people in volunteering opportunities and a young persons perspective ‘Stories from Youth Work’.