Young people leading

Young people are experts in their own experience of school. When they are encouraged to initiate and lead projects about things that interest and/or concern them, this can build their leadership potential and allow them to experience democracy at first hand.

Building students’ understanding of voice

Having a voice in school and why it matters (PDF) A workshop designed to build young people’s understanding of voice in school and how it can work.

Planning and review

Student initiated projects: A template (PDF) A resource for use by students in planning an initiative.

Using surveys and focus groups

Planning surveys (PDF) Guidance for students on preparing for, conducting, and reporting on surveys.
Planning focus groups (PDF) Guidance for students on preparing for, conducting, and reporting on focus groups.