Bringing on new school councillors can be difficult. Use this simple structure to create a welcome pack and plan for how to support them and get your school council off to a flying start.
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That Citizenship stays in the National Curriculum is very important, but it needs to see that active citizenship is far more than volunteering.
See how you can help create a series of interactive videos to promote whole school student voice through participatory budgeting.
A list of tips for anyone running a meeting. Something I came up with for the co-chairs of Haringey Youth Council.
Hi, I’m Cameron. Currently interning here at Involver. This is a little info about myself, Involver and what I’ll be doing here over the coming weeks.
A great school council meeting from Krnow in the Czech Republic with games, action and decision-making.
A template that gives your class representatives the confidence to feedback to their class and a structure for bringing in new ideas and opinions.
Far too often, politicians and commentators are guilty of an over-reliance on their own experience of school. It’s the whole ‘I did XYZ assessment/exam, and IT DIDN’T DO ME ANY HARM’.
We’ve just finished a youth engagement good practice guide for social housing providers. Take a look!
A student voice case study from Woodhouse College showing how their students can influence the core work of the college in an effective way.
Here’ s Reddish Vale Technology College’s student voice case study, focusing on the ethos of the co-operative movement.
Over to Corby in Northamptonshire for another great school in our amazing school council and student voice case studies!
Another great case study from Lark Rise Academy, who use POW WOW sessions to get everyone involved in school decision making. Inspiring!
Here’s a few presentations from teachers telling us about their school councils.
One of involver’s favourite schools tells us how student voice works for them. They run an amazing student voice conference every year, which helps them to include a lot of people and get a lot done. Great stuff!
Student voice at Beachamp College includes student governors, a student ambassador, a student-led inspection, students appointing staff, student-led research and clubs and societies led by students. This case study explains why they do all of this.
An amazing case study on achieving whole-school and inclusive student voice in a primary school. It’s from the research project that we did for the did for the Children’s Commissioner.
On Friday 11 November, Tottenham-based, social enterprise, involver, will be taken over by pupils from Welbourne Primary School. Four pupils will be made Directors of involver for a day, running the organisation and deciding on its future strategy.
Trying to create a short and simple but comprehensive policy for how school and class councils should work in a primary school.