Understanding research with children and young people
Understanding research with children and young people

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Understanding research with children and young people


Proforma: checklist for planning.

Question My answer Timing Additional notes and tips
What am I going to investigate?      
What is the key question I want to answer with my project?      
What age are the children/young people (CYP) I will be working with?      
What methods will I use?  

When do I set these up?


e.g. Questionnaires? Discussions? Interviews with groups or individuals?
Whose support might I need?   When do I approach them?  
Whose permission will I need?   How long will this take to achieve?

e.g. Formal approval from an ethics committee?

Consent from the CYP

Where will I find out what has already been done?     Literature review: sources?
Who will I share my findings with?  

When will I be doing this?

For how long will my project run?

What format shall I use to present my findings?     e.g. A written report, a powerpoint presentation.
Will I need help from others?   When do I seek that? How long will this take to set up? e.g. for analysing the findings and presenting the data.
Will I need specific (additional) skills?   When can I gain these skills? e.g. taking images of my participants, video-ing.

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