Neath Port Talbot Children's Rights Unit

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Harri receives Special Award

We are very proud to announce that Harri Evans-Mason received the ‘Debbie Connolly Special Recognition Award’ for his contribution to volunteering …

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Say hello to our new trustee Claire!

Claire’s interest in children and young people goes back to her school days where she was a founding member of Powys’ Junior Local Safeguarding Chi…

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Welcome our new trustee Sophie

The Children’s Rights Unit are pleased to welcome our new trustee Sophie Millar who has recently joined our Board of Trustees. Sophie has volunt…

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Citizens Advice Swansea Neath Port Talbot are looking to diversify their board.

Citizens Advice offer free, confidential, impartial advice to anyone on just about anything and want to diversity their board. This is a great oppo…

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Young Trustees Film

We’ve been working on a short film to showcase some of our ‘Young Trustees’ sharing their experiences of being board members. Hopefully it will ins…

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ABMU Children’s Rights Charter Launch

Children and young people from Neath Port Talbot, Swansea and Bridgend had lots of fun and found out how their rights are being respected and prote…

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Find your perfect match!

Are you a young person interested in becoming a Trustee or joining a Management Board? Or an organisation looking for young people on your Boar…

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Young People engaging with Health Services

We are excited to be working with ABMU Health Board to develop a Children’s Rights Charter and look at ways of engaging children and young people i…

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Get on board – Youth Representation on Community Councils

Would you like to get involved in the planning of local services? Do you have an opinion on issues that affect people in your community? A great…

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#Vote16 #YoungPeople and Politics

Having attended the Assemble the Youth Conference in July 2015, we were thrilled to receive the invite to National Voter Registration Day #NVRD #Wa…

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Young Trustees Project Training

The Young Trustees Project was officially launched in October during ‘Trustees Week’ with guest speaker Leon Ward who shared his experiences of bei…

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Successful Train the Trainer Events Completed

Over the last few months we have run four “Train the Trainer” courses to help people become trainers in children’s rights. This has led to 45 indiv…

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New Children's Rights Film

The Neath Port Talbot Children’s Rights Unit have created a new film about children’s rights that can be used as a training resource for any profes…

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Children's Rights Celebration 2015

To celebrate the great work that has been achieved through the 3 year Big Lottery Funded ‘Rights into Reality’ Project and locally in regards to th…

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You’re invited to the launch of ‘YOUNG TRUSTEES CYMRU’

Would you like to join us to celebrate Trustees Week and find out about the ‘Young Trustees Cymru’ project? If you are an organisation that woul…

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What do you know about Children's Rights?

If you are an organisation or professional working with children and young people we would love to hear your views! The survey will only take 5 mi…

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Pupil Action Conference Success!!

A huge thank you to all those that attend the Pupil Action Conference last week! We had representation from 9 of the Secondary Schools in Neath…

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Exciting New Job Opportunity!

The Children’s Rights Unit are pleased to announce the launch of our new ‘Young Trustee’ Project. The Young Trustee Programme is a youth–led projec…

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Free Pupil Voice Training for Primary Schools

In association with the DEAR project the Children’s Rights Unit are holding Pupil Voice training for primary school council link teachers on Wednes…

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Neath Port Talbot Youth Council Schedule of Events

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Exciting Job Opportunity

The CRU are looking for an enthusiastic and committed team player to join our organisation. This exciting project aims to drive forward the Childre…

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Youth Facility Rental

The Children’s Rights Unit (CRU) has a youth facility available to hire for training, meetings and events in Neath Town centre. The Youth facility …

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First Neath Port Talbot School to receive UNICEF recognition for Respecting Rights

On Friday 6th February, Ynysfach Primary School, the first Rights Respecting Primary School in Neath Port Talbot will host a Celebration of their n…

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Welcome to our Spring calendar of free training events

Spring – Summer 2015 INTRODUCTION TO CHILDREN’S RIGHTS – NPT Children’s Rights Unit Venue: Neath Port Talbot Children’s Rig…

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We'd like to hear what you have to say about your school council

Get in touch @info@childrensrightsunit.org.uk and let us know your thoughts English_…

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A Good Week for Children's Rights!

Last week was an action packed week for the Children’s Rights Unit and we’d like to say a great big THANK YOU to all the superheroes who came along…

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Invitation to 'Rights Respecting Schools in Neath Port Talbot' Education Conference - 19th November 2014

In 2012, Wales became the first Country in the UK to embed the UNCRC into Welsh domestic law. This new measure states that all Ministers have a due…

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Young Trustee Training - Dates Announced

‘Young Trustee’ Training Did you know the average mean age of a Charity Trustee is 57? And a fewer than 30 trustee’s, out of a total of 810,00…

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CALLING ALL SUPERHEROES!

Neath Port Talbot Children’s Rights Unit would like to invite you to our annual International Children’s Day Party! When: 4.30 – 6.30pm on Tu…

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Children's Rights Survey

It’s time for our annual Children’s Rights survey! If you work with children and young people in Neath Port Talbot we would greatly appreciate your…

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Today's the day!

The Children’s Rights Unit is pleased to announce the launch our new Youth Centre at 36 Orchard Street, Neath. The Centre will be open to Child…

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Discrimination and Hate Crime - Free Training

Voices Have Spoken – Sara Johnson from Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council’s Voices Have Spoken Project Monday 10th November 2 – 3.30pm @ NPT C…

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Children's Rights Training

Neath Port Talbot Children’s Rights Unit deliver training sessions to develop individuals understanding of children’s rights. Children’s rights can…

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CRU Annual Report 2013 / 14

A copy of the Annual Report can be found here…

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A new member of the CRU Team. A very warm welcome to Harri!

Harri Evans-Mason has joined us as our new Youth in Governance Project Coordinator. Harri is 15 and has been volunteering with the Children’s Right…

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Wales Observatory on Human Rights of Children and Young People - Free Training

2 places have become available on the following training: THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (WALES) MEASURE 2011 – DUE REGARD. Speaker:…

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Launch of CRU Drop-In Youth Club!

The Children’s Rights Unit are opening a drop-in youth club! The Children’s Rights Champions group are currently volunteering to help design the Ce…

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Children's Rights Alliance and Pact Cymru training

Topic: Children of Prisoners Venue: HM Prison Swansea Date: Tuesday 1st July 2014 Time: 10am – 12.30pm Arrival: 9.45am Pact currently have…

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Children's Rights Alliance Free training for professionals

Our 12 month programme of free awareness raising sessions began in November. Due to a high demand for places we have added some additional sessions…

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Young Trustee Training

Young Trustee’s Training The Children’s Rights Unit are pleased to announce our first 6 Young Trustee have finished their training and qualifica…

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Children's Champions

We are excited to have began the process of recruiting Children’s Rights Champions for 2014. We will be visiting the School Councils in the borough…

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Youth in the Media Project

We are currently recruiting for our Media Project. The group will be looking at the portrayal of young people in the media. We are running this pro…

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Administrative Assistant

Neath Port Talbot Children’s Rights Unit is seeking an enthusiastic and committed Administrative Assistant. The CRU aims to drive forward the Child…

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Young Trustee Training

Did you know the average age of a Charity Trustee is 57? And fewer than 30 trustee’s, out of a total of 810,000, are aged under 18? The Childre…

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Now Recruiting - Children and Young People’s Activity Coordinator

Neath Port Talbot Children’s Rights Unit is seeking an enthusiastic and committed team to work on the Rights Into Reality project. This exciting ne…

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2014 Calendar of Free Training Sessions

We kicked off our year long programme of free training and awareness-raising sessions in November with Dr Simon Hoffman’s seminar on Due Regard. Th…

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Children's Rights Survey

If you belong to an organisation working with children and young people in Neath Port Talbot please take some time to complete our "Children’s Righ…

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International Children's Rights Day

On the 21st November 2013, the Children’s Rights Champions hosted a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to celebrate International Children’s Rights Day and the…

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Rights of Children and Young Persons (Wales) Measure 2011 – Free Due Regard Training

Neath Port Talbot Children’s rights Unit have teamed up with the Wales Observatory on Human Rights of Children and Young People to offer a free 2 h…

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CRU Celebrates our First Birthday!

Neath Port Talbot Children’s Rights Unit turns 1 this November and we warmly invite you to join us for our Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. The event will …

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Children's Rights Champions

Our Children’s Rights Champions are representatives from secondary schools and alternative curriculum projects in Neath Port Talbot. The group have…

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Young People Recruitment Event

Want to make new friends and get involved in new experiences? Why not come along and find out more about the Children’s Rights Unit & the groups …

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An Opportunity to Make a Difference

The Neath Port Talbot Children’s Rights Unit are looking for new members to join their Board of Trustees. The Neath Port Talbot Children’s Right…

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FIRST CHILDREN'S RIGHTS ALLIANCE MEETING AND FREE DYNAMIX TRAINING

The first session will be held on 10th April at The Blue Bell Hotel, Neath.The day will consist of an Introduction to children’s rights, discussion…

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The launch of the Children’s Rights Alliance & free training

If you’re a professional why not get involved and help us to improve the lives of children and young people by adopting a children’s rights based a…

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We're off

The CRU will be officially launched on 21st March 2013 at The Castle Hotel, Neath by Gwenda Thomas, Deputy Minister for Children and Social Service…

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Logo poll

In December, we ran an online poll for children and young people to choose their favourite logo from a shortlist of three. So say hello to our new …

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