COVID–19, Education and Learning: Amplifying Young Children’s Voices

Posted by: Admin | Date: Apr 1, 2023

Check out this new report from Welsh Government on amplifying young children’s voices throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

The full report is available here and here


Resource Hub

Welcome to our collection of resources on child participation in schools. This hub is designed to provide valuable support and information for teachers, schools, parents and anyone interested in promoting and understanding children's participation in educational settings. Please feel free to browse through the different sections and explore. If you have any additional resources you would like to share or if there's anything specific you're looking for, don't hesitate to let us know. There are events, news, reports, blogs, vlogs and podcasts about children’s participation in schools, including all the publications and updates generated from our research. 

Featured Resources

7 Golden rules for participation – Childrens Commission for Scotland

Link to a resource for children produced by the Children’s Commissioner for Scotland on the ‘7 Golden Rules for Participation’. Includes prompts for both children and adults to think about.

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Information & Reports

Preschool children’s agency in education for sustainability: the case of Sweden

This research article explores how the revised preschool curriculum in Sweden has encouraged and improved children’s participation and agency in relation to sustainability.

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Latest Resources

Children's right to participate in early childhood education settings: A systematic review

This systematic review explores the ways in which early education research attends to children’s participation.

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‘Voice’ is not enough: conceptualising Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

This paper from Laura Lundy introduces the ‘Lundy Model’ for children and young people’s participation.

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This website was designed for the Children’s Participation in Schools research project; a collaborative project among the University of the West of England, Swansea University, University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Cardiff Metropolitan University, funded by the Education Research Programme at the Economic Social Research Council

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