Stay informed about the latest news related to young children's participation in education. This section includes news articles, press releases, and event announcements. Please keep in mind that the views and endorsements expressed in these news items may not necessarily align with our project's perspectives.

Latest News & Events

Blog: Power of Inquiry - Adopting a Culture of Practitioner Research and Evidence-Informed Practice

21/11/23

A blog from Research Assistant Jacqui Lewis on how we can contribute to a culture whereby we listen authentically to children, families and staff in schools by conducting practioner led research 

European Early Childhood Education Research Association

05/09/23

The Children’s Particiption in Schools project has recently presented at the 2023 European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

Training course: Child Rights and why they matter

10/08/23

This online training course from UNICEF will teach you about the UNCRC or refresh your understanding so you can apply a child rights approach to everyday work and life

Children's Human Rights - An Interdisciplinary Introduction

01/08/23

Follow the link to enroll on this multi-disciplinary course where you will gain insight on critical issues relating to children’s rights. 

Course: Children's Rights & Participation for Young People Aged 11-25

31/07/23

This free, Welsh Government-funded training course will benefit smaller organisations to offer their staff training. Attendees will benefit by gaining a firm grounding in theory and practice. They will also acquire practical techniques to increase young people’s participation in their work

Course: Children’s Rights and Participation for Children Under 11

31/07/23

This free Welsh Government-funded training course will set out the theoretical and legislative framework for children’s participation that can be used directly with children. 

Course: Direct Work to Engage with Care Experienced Children and Young People

31/07/23

This one-day training course from Children in Wales will use a child rights-based approach to engaging care experienced children and young people.  Multiple dates are available to book – follow the link for sign up of the next available date (September 11th) 

Children's Rights, Participation & Education Symposium

27/07/23

Queen’s University Belfast is hosting an in-person symposium focusing on children’s rights, participation and education on the 6th of September 2023.  Speakers, posters and presentations will focus on theoretical and practical examples of children’s rights, participation and education.

Flipping the Narrative: Child Led Literacies - Not Racing to Read

17/07/23

This event, taking place on October 14th and hosted by TACTYC will challenge the traditional approach to literacy and explore child-led methods that prioritise creativity 

Foregrounding children & young people’s voices in planetary health research

04/07/23

This hybrid symposium event hosted by Cardiff University will explore how to foreground children’s voices in relation to global warming, disease pandemics, species endangerment and extinction, and reduced plant biodiversity.  

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