With their being a new demand for the ‘youth voice sector’ to find new ways of working following funding cuts and demands for more. (The challenges will be discussed in the report which will be produced.) I decided to meet with organisations which do things using an education direction. The organisation which this post is […]Read More Is citizenship education the way to support Young People to be heard?
4 hours later and I arrive in Ottawa for the last week of my travels for this fellowship! It was quite nice to take the train that long with good views and wifi which worked the whole time … maybe that is a it of shared learning the UK rail industry could learn from the […]Read More Canada: Youth Voice fairyland?
This is now my next blog post on my time in Toronto which is again going to focus on the youth engagement from city level, to provincial level to those that speak out for young people as well! There is a need to look at all ways which youth engagement is carried out as they […]Read More Council, Committee, Champion: making sure Youth Voice is heard!
I landed! Oh wait I have been here a few days now, but now these posts are starting to focus on the meetings and interviews which take place when I am in Canada. The meetings in Toronto are changing slightly in direction away from just general civil society engagement in policy making but more focused […]Read More Youth Voice ….. Canada Style
So, as you have heard about some of the fantastic work which has already been carried out in North America and the way that civil society organisations have been engaging with a range of policy makers. However, civil society groups often face a number of challenges in the participation. This can vary depending on the […]Read More Great work but what’s holding them back?