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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.
See how you can help create a series of interactive videos to promote whole school student voice through participatory budgeting.
Some tips from Brno on how to make your school council meetings effective.
How do you involve the youngest children in your school? Sitting them in a meeting, no matter how well run, can be difficult. Here’s a way to get them involved and learning how to participate.
Wildern School in Southampton approaches student voice through UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools model. It’s a great example of how this approach can achieve whole-school improvements.
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!
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.
Pupil voice in this small school is established through shared values and a culture of respect, leadership and responsibility for the whole school community.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
Today, Welbourne prefects took over as a director for take over day. I thinked they loved it because it is a big opportunity for them to see how it is to be in someone else’s shoes for a day. Melanie said: “I thought it was brilliant because it was very interactive” Kenoly said: “Oh it [...]