Resources

What will the office of the Children’s Commissioner look like from April 2014?

Find out about changes to the Office of the Children's Commissioner happening in April 2014.

Youth Engagement Approaches - New energy, ideas and perspectives

New energy, ideas and perspectives - How young people are creating change across the Commonwealth A report by the Australian Government.  .

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How to involve children and young people in commissioning

This How to guide provides an introduction to commissioning from a variety of perspectives.

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How to understand social enterprise for young people

This guide aims to explain to any and all young people exactly what a social enterprise is.

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Listening To Young Children - The Mosaic approach

Listening to Young Children will be of interest to policy makers, practitioners in nurseries, children's centres, pre-schools and schools and residential settings.

An introduction to Social Enterprise

This guide from National Children's Bureau a (NCB) aims to introduce social enterprise to those who don’t have much previous knowledge or.

Guidelines for research with children and young people

These guidelines have been produced for researchers who are contemplating involving children and young people (CYP) in their research project as participants or in a more active role.

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Participation: standards, evidence and the Big Society

This report recommends that a number of steps are taken to secure young people’s participation in the Big Society, and the role of the participation worker as the primary catalyst for this.

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How to use a consortium working approach

This guide explains what a consortium is, summarises the advantages and challenges of consortium working and outlines the steps involved in establishing a consortium.

Resource developed in the statutory sector or in partnership with the voluntary sector

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Honesty, Commitment and Trust - Delivering Training in Partnership with Young People

This resource will look primarily at how organisations support and develop young people to work as partners to design and deliver training.

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Participation Works is a partnership of…
British Youth CouncilChildren's Rights Alliance for EnglandKIDSNational Council for Voluntary Youth ServicesNational Youth AgencyNCB