News & Press Releases

The Scharmer U Theory and the Development of Welsh Education (for Adults in the Community) – Dafydd Rhys, Adult Learning Wales

2/11/18

The late and pioneering Arfon Rhys is to be thanked for introducing me to the Scharmer U Theory in 2007. Broadly speaking, this theory of ‘change’ states that individuals, who...

This must be a budget that reflects the requirements of the Well-being of Future Generations Act

24/10/18 Sophie Howe

In response to the Welsh Government’s detailed draft budget published today, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

We need to change the system to deliver skills for the future – David Hagendyk, Learning Work Institute

24/10/18

There’s no shortage of debate and analysis about the future skills needs of modern economies.

Tough times call for bold decisions on preventative spend

10/10/18 Sophie Howe

In response to the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) warning that Welsh councils are at a financial breaking point, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said.

The importance of mental health for our future generations

10/10/18

The importance of mental health for our future generations

Our approach to reviewing public bodies’ annual reports

8/10/18 Sophie Howe

How do you find out where organisations are on their journey of cultural change?

Public bodies in Wales can make a simple change to reduce use of plastic

5/10/18 Sophie Howe

n response to a 48% rise in the purchase of disposable plastic straws by Welsh public bodies over the past five years, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

What does peace have to do with the Well-being of Future Generations Act?

21/9/18 Sophie Howe

What do we mean, when we talk about Wales and peace and what does peace have to do with the Well-being of Future Generations Act?

More progressive decision-making needed to ensure long-term impact on dealing with Wales’ biggest problems

20/9/18 Sophie Howe

Responding to the Welsh Government’s ‘Well-being of Wales’ report published today, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

Hinkley Point

14/9/18 Sophie Howe

I have respect for the concerns expressed by local people regarding the disposal of waste from Hinkley Point. This is clearly an emotive subject and I can understand why some...

What will the NHS look like in 2088?

5/7/18 Sophie Howe

This week we celebrate the landmark 70th birthday of the NHS. This milestone birthday, is a chance to celebrate the past successes of the last 70 years, congratulate figures of...

Promoting well-being and compassion across generations in our communities by Karen Hamer, Mental Health Nurse

4/7/18

I’ve been a Mental Health Nurse for 34 years . Two years ago, I set up a Partnership with Grifithstown Primary School promoting our Initiative of Intergenerational Practice.