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This resource includes concrete activity ideas for engaging families and encouraging them to share their voices.
This resource outlines principles of effective communication and tips for creating space to listen to learners, including how to formulate and ask questions. It draws from the Supplementary guidance: Listening to learners on inspection created by Estyn, Wales’s education and training inspectorate.
This document draws on research conducted after a two-year drama project with children with profound and complex learning needs. It delves into issues of consent, privacy, involving specialists and ensuring reliability when creating opportunities for learners to share their voices.
This one-pager explains the basics of learning walks, which involve learners giving guided ‘tours’ of schools while sharing their thoughts and experiences. Learning walks can also be used as a structured observation method for teachers, as this Edutopia video shows.
This document offers suggestions for organisers to reflect upon as they plan activities and invite participants, keeping ethical considerations in mind.
This resource includes a list of example questions that could be used to obtain information from learners about their school experiences.
This resource includes concrete activity ideas for engaging learners and encouraging them to share their voices.
This document includes reflective questions for activity organisers. It can be used before, during and after an activity to make sure ethical considerations are being or have been met.
This document provides an overview of key international and EU policy documents covering the rights and voices of children, people with disabilities and families.