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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Every school in Poland has a school council so what can we learn from them and are they effective?
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 [...]
The excellent Pathways Through Participation project has just published its final reports. They’re really worth a read for anyone looking to improve participation in schools. Whilst their focus was on adults – what gets them in to active citizenship, what keeps them involved – the lessons they’ve drawn from it hold true for young people too.
A list of useful works on the importance of school councils, student voice and participation in education. Compiled for educational charity ARK.
We aim to dispel some of the misconceptions that the NASUWT’s campaign to roll back student voice is based upon.
I attended an event around interesting new research from the GTCE (General Teaching Council for England) about how increased pupil participation improves.
I’m back in London, via Vienna, after an amazing time in Kosice, Slovakia. It was a very inspiring and interesting three days.
Great to hear about the challenges, successes and stories of people in other countries who are broadly trying to do the same things as us in the UK. Great to meet so many motivated, passionate young people. Great to visit Slovakia for the first time – it is a beautiful country!
We’re approaching the end of the pupil voice research we’ve been carrying out for the DCSF and SSAT.
We’ve also been invited to a student voice event in Slovakia.
A brief summary of the findings of School Councils UK’s 2007 action research project, which looked at how far a selection of London secondary schools could take pupil voice with dedicated support.
Ofsted have just produced a report on successful strategies for taking schools out of special measures, it contains some strong words about pupil participation: Pupils and students’ greater engagement in school life had a significant influence on improving outcomes in almost all of the schools surveyed. … Establishing and keeping high profile a school council, [...]
“Email is a great way to communicate with our stakeholders but too many charities are sending emails from their PC software or Webmail such as outlook and hotmail (writes CharityeMail). These emails lack design, personalisation and are liable to get blocked as spam as well as potentially breaching the Data Protection Act. This article explains [...]