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ERIC Number: ED502444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov
Pages: 16
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 8
Participation under the Spotlight: Defining Future Directions. Key Players Workshop, November 2007. Report and Action Plan
Cleaver, Elizabeth; Kerr, David
National Foundation for Educational Research
There is an increasing emphasis on seeking and using the views of children and young people in research, evaluation and consultation. This question was at the centre of a day-long event of presentations and workshops organized by the National Foundation for Education Research in November 2007. Key objectives for the workshop included. (1) Review current issues and challenges concerning participation; (2) Decide on what actions are needed and who should take them; and (3) Consider what can be done to speed up the process of change. The workshop brought together senior officials, leading policy makers, major service providers, researchers and children and young people from across the UK with relevant experience of the issues and challenges in taking participation forward at individual, community, local and national level. The action plan includes recommendations in the areas of: (1) Policy; (2) Practice; (3) Spending/Funding; (4) Evaluation/Research; and (5) Campaigning/Advocacy.
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Foundation for Educational Research
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom