Children and young people’s participation

Children and young people’s participation

Children and young people’s participation is a complex and contested area. The theme of ‘participation’ infers a sense of involvement, citizenship and agency. Here we look at the multidimensional nature of children’s participation and the many challenges that practitioners and children face. When thinking about these issues it will be important to reflect on your own assumptions and to critically evaluate relevant research, findings and theory.

  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes

1 Children and young people’s participation

1.1 Development activities

1.2 Independent studies

2 Personal practice

3 Conclusion

  • Keep on learning
  • References
  • Acknowledgements
+ Course description

Children and young people’s participation is a complex and contested area. The theme of ‘participation’ infers a sense of involvement, citizenship and agency. Here we look at the multidimensional nature of children’s participation and the many challenges that practitioners and children face. When thinking about these issues it will be important to reflect on your own assumptions and to critically evaluate relevant research, findings and theory.

+ Course outline
  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes

1 Children and young people’s participation

1.1 Development activities

1.2 Independent studies

2 Personal practice

3 Conclusion

  • Keep on learning
  • References
  • Acknowledgements

   12 hours study

  Level 3: Advanced

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   12 hours study

  Level 3: Advanced

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • define the complexity of participation for children and young people
  • compare and contrast different cultural perspectives and experiences of participation
  • reflect critically on personal professional practice and assumptions regarding participation.
+ Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • define the complexity of participation for children and young people
  • compare and contrast different cultural perspectives and experiences of participation
  • reflect critically on personal professional practice and assumptions regarding participation.

Download this course for use offline or for other devices

  

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Download this course for use offline or for other devices