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Participation Resources

A RIGHTS BASED APPROACH TO PARTICIPATION:

 

Unicef UK

UNICEF works with families, communities and governments in more than 190

countries worldwide to protect and promote the rights of all children. Unicef is

guided throughout its work by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child,

which guarantees every child the same rights: to an education, to a childhood,

to be healthy, to be treated fairly and to be heard.


Click on the links below to find out more about Unicef's work and the work of other

organisations advocating a rights-based approach to participation.


Rights RespectingSchools Programmes

 

UN Convention onthe Rights of the Child

 

Voices of Youth


Child and Youth Participation Resource Guide

 

Roger Hart’s Ladder ofParticipation


CRAE - Children’sRights Alliance for England - Ready, Steady, Change!


PARTICIPATION AND MEDIA/SOCIAL MEDIA:


Practical Participation

Practical Participation works with projects and organisations to promote

social justice through participation, community building, campaigning,

organisational change and the effective use of social media technologies.

Click here to visit the Practical Participation website.

 

Next Generation

E-Safety knowledge and skills for keeping children and young people safe online.

Click here to visit the Next Generation website.

 

NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS:

 

Participation Works

Participation Works enables organisations to effectively involve children and

young people in the development, delivery and evaluation of services that affect

their lives. Participation Works is a consortium made up of the British Youth Council,

Children’s Rights Alliance for England, National Council for Voluntary Youth Services,

National Youth Agency, NCB and Save the Children UK.

Click here to visit the Participation Works website.


These specific pages on the Participation Works website may also be of use:

The National Youth Agency

The National Youth Agency is passionate about young people, believes that they should have a voice in everything that affects them, and that the performance of services will be improved by taking proper account of that voice. An independent charity, and the partner of choice for local government, local authorities and third sector organisations. Click here to visit the National Youth Agency website


Save the Children


Children’s Workforce Development Council

CWDC's Participation Fund has supported the production of resources to support the involvement of children and young people in workforce development and reform.

 

Parent and Carer Engagement Toolkit

Click here to see the Parent & Carer Engagement Toolkit


Parent Participation

 

Click here for information about the Children's Workforce Development Strategy