This section includes publications, reports, policy documents for further reading about young people’s participation in decision-making in schools.
- Beyond Student Voice – Patterns of Partnership and the Demands of Deep Democracy (PDF)
- Working with Young People with a Learning Disability (PDF)
- Teachers Beliefs about Education and Childrens Voice Practices in Ireland (PDF)
- The Learner Voice Research Study Report (PDF)
- Student Voice Audit (PDF)
- Speak Out Listen Up Tools for Using Student Perspectives and Local Data for School Improvement (PDF)
- Students as Radical Agents of Change (PDF)
- Student Voice – A Catalyst for Educational Change (PDF)
- How Young People Can Shape the Future of Education (PDF)
- Motivation Engagement and Student Voice (PDF)
- Giving Students a Voice in the Classroom (PDF)
- Empowering the Disempowered Through Student Voice Research (PDF)
- Conceptual Framework for Measuring Outcomes of Adolescent Participation March 2018 (PDF)
- CRC General Comment No12 The Right of the Child to be Heard (PDF)
- A Practical Guide to Including Seldom-heard Children and Young People in Decision-making (PDF)
|Website of Australian independent bi-monthly publication Connect which supports active student participation in primary and secondary schools.
|Amplify is a practice guide from that gives an opportunity for school professionals and students to have conversations, collaborate and take actions to empower students, whatever their current starting points.
|Activating Students in Learning Improvement
|Resource that is aimed at engaging students as learning resources to each other, increasing learning talk, and building self-regulated learning strategies to impact positively on student achievement.
|NCCA Student/Learner Voice
|Material emanating from a series of projects and initiatives undertaken bu the NCCA in the area of student/learner voice.
|Speakup in a Box
|SpeakUp in a Box is a resource from Ontatio which contains facilitator tip sheets, a step-by-step forum guide and forum supplies to assist schools to run a student-led forum for 30 participants.
|Icebreaker games are among the most widely used games for youth groups, class groups, small groups and social events. But which ice breaker ideas are going to be the best for your group? Here’s a list of recommended youth group icebreaker games.