Sugatra Mitra’s SOLE project is an exciting one for learning in all kinds of ways, here’s how you could use it for student voice.
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Some great posters on techniques used to incorrectly argue a point, and a visit from the Czech Santa Claus and his assistants.
A great school council meeting from Krnow in the Czech Republic with games, action and decision-making.
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 a few presentations from teachers telling us about their school councils.
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.
Very often there’s just one member of staff in each school with responsibility for student voice and the school council (ideally it should be part of everyone’s role) so it can feel like you’re a bit unsupported. We’d like to set up some regular free events around London to get school council co-ordinators together to [...]
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.
Here’s the first part of our findings from a brilliant research project that we worked on for the Children’s Commissioner. It’s all about best practice in student voice, and here’s a short ‘How to’ guide with as much advice as we could possibly fit onto two pages. Feel free to download and share. You can [...]
It’s the beginning of the school term. Loads of school council elections are taking place across the country, but many of them aren’t organised as well as they could be. Often this is perfectly understandable; running the election is sometimes thrust upon an unsuspecting teacher, so here’s a complication of the resources we’ve got to [...]
Two primary schools explain how they have been engaging their pupils more deeply with their own learning and encouraging creativity.
6 short videos to help school councils and other student voice groups through all the stages of planning, carrying out and evaluating a project.
Twitter’s an amazing resource for professional development for teachers. It’d be even better if students were on it talking about their school and education too. Here’s my idea.
A free little pocket guide for school council reps, year council reps, and class reps, in fact anyone who represents others as part of student voice.
Why do we set up youth councils as boring meetings? Is there a better way to do it? This is my experience trying a youth-led approach.
Lots of schools are beginning to think about training their school council, or student voice groups, for next academic year.
If you want to make your student voice READY, then get in touch! You can read more about our training here.
If you’re on Linked in (or is it Linkedin?), and you’re interested in school councils and student voice, then we’ve just set up a new group to connect people.
If you’re on there, and want to join, then visit http://lnkd.in/mpSBk8, or search for Student Voice and School Councils Education Network.