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    • 1. Establishing a Culture of Participation Scottish Learning Festival September 2008
    • 2. Participation
      • Welcome
      • Current Policy for Participation
      • Taking Practice Forward
      • Barriers and Challenges
      • Future of Participation
    • 3. http://www.LTScotland.org.uk/participationandlearning
    • 4.
      • Education for Citizenship in Scotland: a Paper for discussion and development, LTS, 2002
      • Assessment is for Learning
      • Curriculum for Excellence
      • Journey to Excellence
      • J to E Part 3: How Good is our School
      The Educational Framework
    • 5. Whole School Approaches
      • Open Door Ethos
      • Shared values
      • School evaluation process
      • Authenticity of consultation - consultation not confirmation
      • Curriculum planning groups
      • Staff learning from each other
      • Enterprise activities
      • Peer activities
      • Transition Involvement
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    • 6. Focus Groups
      • Active citizenship
      • Pupil Action Groups- whole school community
      • Activity/ Extra- curricular groups
      • Pupil Councils
      • Pupil council links at local, national level e.g., parent councils, Highland Youth voice, Scottish Parliament
      • Committee membership e.g. Eco school, Health Promotion, schools council, involving as many pupils as possible
    • 7. Classroom Approaches
      • Organisation of learning environment
      • Negotiated class structures and routines
      • Active Learning methodologies
      • AifL strategies principles, e.g., cooperative learning, self and peer assessment, target setting
      • Peer learning
      • Pupil involvement in attainment goal-setting
      • Democratic Classroom
    • 8. Barriers
      • Time
      • Attitudes
      • Structures
    • 9. Time
      • See the value, e.g., improved behaviour, increased confidence, improved relationships
      • Focus on priorities: What? Why? How? Who?
      • Planning: SMART targets
      • Integrate new approaches into existing practices
      • Accept limitations
      • Make time!
    • 10. Attitude
      • Develop understanding through clear communication and sharing of good practice
      • Encourage risk-taking
      • Continual support from school leadership and local authority
      • Involve whole school community
      • “ Bottoms-Up” approaches
      • Share the feelgood factor
    • 11. Structures
      • Hierarchy – explore mixed-age groups
      • Peer observation and support
      • Pupil involvement in evaluating curriculum
      • Interdisciplinary projects
      • How, rather than what is being taught
    • 12. Some solutions…
      • Pace yourself
      • Small changes
      • Research by pupils - solutions may come from young people as well
      • Importance of leadership teams and exposing them to training/ education etc
      • Self-running, own- agenda- setting, stakeholding Pupil Council
      • Participative, active learning
      • Flexibility of roles
    • 13. Further Reading
      • Children’s Voices: pupil leadership in primary schools; Kaye Johnson; www.ncsl.org.uk
      • How to Improve Your School: Giving Pupils a Voice Julia Flutter and Jean Rudduck; ISBN: 0 8264 6531 5
      • Consulting Pupils: A Toolkit for Teachers; John MacBeath, Jean Rudduck and Kate Myers; ISBN: 978-1857498462
      •   Participation Spice it Up! Dynamix: Save the Children; ISBN: 1 84187 062 5
    • 14. Contact Us
      • Cathy Begley
      • Education for Citizenship Development Officer
      • 0141 282 5169
      • [email_address]
      • Learning and Teaching Scotland
      • The Optima, 58 Robertson Street, Glasgow G2 8DU
      • T: Customer Services 08700 100 297
      • www.LTScotland.org.uk