Rose Bache – Takeover Day 2010


Today was my first experience of the Youth Association, and I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here. I started off arriving at the office in Chapeltown and having a brief tour of the building and all of those in it. Afterwards, I went to the head office in Wakefield and had another tour there. Next, … Continue reading Rose Bache – Takeover Day 2010

New Issue of 5-2-13 Mag OUT NOW!


The Crew is a programme that creates opportunities for children and young between the ages of 5 and 13 to have a say on what is important to them. One of the ways we do this is through the 5.2.13 magazine. This term brings the release of edition 19 of the 5.2.13 magazine with contributions … Continue reading New Issue of 5-2-13 Mag OUT NOW!

Independent review of the office of the Children’s Commissioner for England.


The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has set up an independent review of the office of the Children’s Commissioner for England. Children and young people’s views are very much sought. Young people respond should respond via an online survey http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GNS8TN6

Participation is … Part 4


This is the fourth of 5 tips or suggestions on how to make children and young people’s participation work. Check out parts 1, 2 and 3  for more details. 1. It is not a wish list 2. Always give feedback 3. Make it accessible 4. CHOOSE THE RIGHT LEVEL FOR YOUR GROUP There are lots of models of … Continue reading Participation is … Part 4