On 14th June, we hosted a special event to explore how organisations can collaborate better to help young people play an active role in Welsh growth.
Attended by over 120 guests and held at The Principality Stadium, the event featured a panel discussion chaired by former Permanent Secretary of the Welsh Government, Sir Derek Jones.
The Growing Wales Together discussion included contributions from Julie James, Minister for Skills and Science, Ian Price, CBI Wales and Alwen Williams from BT Cymru. Ali Abdi, of Cardiff University, Sharon James, Cardiff and the Vale College and Phil Jones from The Prince’s Trust Cymru were also on the panel. Minister for Skills and Science Julie James said,
We are increasing our provision for young people in Wales and parallel to this growth, we want major new projects to be seen as a way to help disadvantaged young people get into high-value work. Phil Jones, Wales Director, said,
Director of CBI Wales Ian Price, who recently joined The Prince’s Trust Cymru Council, said,