Children and young people’s participation
Children and young people’s participation is a complex and contested area. The theme of ‘participation’ infers a sense of involvement, citizenship and agency. Here we look at the multidimensional nature of children’s participation and the many challenges that practitioners and children face. When thinking about these issues it will be important to reflect on your own assumptions and to critically evaluate relevant research, findings and theory.
This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course