Awareness Days

Welsh Language Music Day/Dydd Miwsig Cymru 09/02/2024 

This is an annual event that highlights the rich and diverse music created in the Welsh language. It encourages people to discover, enjoy, and support Welsh-language music across various genres, including pop, rock, folk, hip-hop, and more. This day celebrates the unique cultural heritage of Wales through its musical expression.

Join the conversation using the hashtag #dyddmiwsigcymru and #Miwsig.

Safer internet day 06/02/2024

Safer Internet Day 2024 will take place on the 6th of February 2024, with celebrations and learning based around the theme ‘Inspiring change? Making a difference, managing influence and navigating change online’.

Safer Internet Day is the UK’s biggest celebration of online safety. Each year it covers an online issue or theme that speaks to the things young people are seeing and experiencing online. Created in consultation with young people across the UK, this year Safer Internet Day will be focusing on change online, this includes covering:

  • Young people’s perspective on new and emerging technology
  • Using the internet to make change for the better
  • The changes young people want to see online
  • The things that can influence and change the way young people think, feel and act online and offline

Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, the celebration sees thousands of organisations get involved to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.

More information here

Children’s mental health week 5th-11th February

Children’s Mental Health Week 2024 will take place on 5-11 February. Place2Be launched the mental health awareness week in 2015 to empower, equip and give a voice to every child in the UK.

Every year Children’s Mental Health Week sees hundreds of schools, children, parents and carers taking part. Now in its 10th year,they hope to encourage more people than ever to help  reach the goal that no child or young person has to face a mental health problem alone.

This years theme is ‘My voice Matters’

More information here

National Apprenticeship week 5th-11th February

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2024 is the 17th annual celebration of apprenticeships.

The week brings together everyone passionate about apprenticeships to celebrate the value, benefit and opportunity that they bring.

The theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2024 is “Skills for Life”. We encourage everyone to consider how apprenticeships can help individuals to develop the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career, and employers to develop a workforce with future ready skills.

National Apprenticeship Week website