Professor Ken Muir is currently conducting a consultation on education reform for Scottish Government. A public consultation has been launched (link below). To help support the participation of children and young people Children’s Parliament, Scottish Youth Parliament, and Together are providing materials that colleagues can use.
How can we share children and young people’s views?
There are several ways to ensure children and young people’s views can contribute to the consultation.
There is an online survey for young people, who are attending secondary school or college, to complete independently. This can be accessed here: bit.ly/YPEduReform
There is an online tool that adults can use to support a group of young people (ages 12 to 18) to get involved. This can be accessed here:
There is an online tool that adults can use to support a group of primary-school-age children to get involved. This can be accessed here:
Downloadable packs are also available for adults to support in-person groups of young people (ages 12 to 18) or primary-school-age children to get involved –
How to use the consultation packs
We have created a guide to help you facilitate children and young people’s participation.
The children and young people consultation process is open until Friday 19th November.
The materials above are for engaging and reporting directly on the views of children and young people.
Adults, professional agencies, and organisations can respond via the public consultation here:
This consultation is being managed by Children’s Parliament, Scottish Youth Parliament, and Together (Scottish Alliance of Children’s Rights). It is supported by Scottish Government.