Involver’s response to the National Curriculum consultation. We argue for stronger Citizenship with skills and active citizenship alongside knowledge.
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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.
That Citizenship stays in the National Curriculum is very important, but it needs to see that active citizenship is far more than volunteering.
When people say they want more competition in schools what do they really mean? Are there really schools that don’t celebrate success? Or is this just half of it?
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!
Barming Primary School in Kent tell us about how their school council and class councils help everyone to get involved in school improvement.
Here’ s Reddish Vale Technology College’s student voice case study, focusing on the ethos of the co-operative movement.
Haringey’s recently announced commission, Outstanding for All, neglects to engage with the people at the heart of the debate, the students.
A summary of our recent trip to work with school council coordinators in Prague, Czech Republic.
A great school council/student voice case study from an inspiring primary school in the West Midlands.Their Friday Forums help every child in the school to get involved in improving the school.
Westfield tells us about the importance of regular and inclusive class councils, driving the influential school council. As school council case studies go, it’s a good one!
A great student voice case study where learners are placed at the heart of the curriculum. Student voice focuses around the design team who help to design all aspects of the school.
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 […]
Can the principles of running effective factories be applied to schools and actually create more creativity and enhance student voice? At Matthew Moss High School in Rochdale they think so.
So today is the last day to respond to the National Curriculum Review Consultation. involver’s primary interest in this is the threat to Citizenship. To this end we’ve been founding members of Democratic Life and I’ve just used their excellent form to submit a personal response to the consultation (we’re submitting an organisational one too). […]
This is a question that I am sure many schools struggle with, and I’d be lying if I said Little Heath hadn’t faced this problem over the years as well. The answer to this question can be the key to success in student voice. It might be that the attendance at your school council is […]
This is part two of a blog on Little Heath’s Student Voice conference. You can read the first part here. This concentrated on the older students who were organising the conference, and the adults that supported them. This second part will look at the experience of some of the younger pupils who are more recently […]