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Children and young people’s participation
Children and young people’s participation

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This free course is adapted from a former Open University course called Children and young people's worlds: frameworks for integrated practice (E807).

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Independent Study 1: Frank, E. (2005) ‘How children feel about their local housing estates’, The Open University Children’s Research Centre;

Independent Study 2: (extract from) Sinclair, R. (2004) ‘Participation in practice: making it meaningful, effective and sustainable’, Children & Society, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 106–18).

Reading: (chapter 3 from) Kellett, M. (2009) ‘Children and young people’s participation’, in Montgomery, H. and Kellett, M. (eds) (2009) Children and Young People’s Worlds: Developing Frameworks For Integrated Practice, Bristol, Policy Press/Milton Keynes, The Open University © The Open University.

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