Toolkit & Guidelines

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Toolkit & Guidelines

Practical resources to help you to give children and young people a voice on issues that affect their lives, as well as guidelines to help you to create youth-friendly versions of your work.

Guidance

Taking a Children’s Human Rights Approach: Guidance

Providing information and resources to support public authorities and other organisations to implement a children’s human rights approach.

Author: Scottish Government

January 2024

• 45 min read

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Guidelines

Council of Europe Handbook on Children’s Participation

This handbook is for professionals working for and with children.

Author: Dr A. Crowley, Prof. C. Larkins, & L M Pinto

2020

• 15 min read

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Toolkit

Consulting our Youngest Children Toolkit

The strategies in this tool can be used by adults working on an individual basis with a young child for a specific purpose.

Author: Highland Child Protection Committee & Care and Learning Alliance

2021

• 15 min read

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Guidelines

Child-Led Participation: A Childminders Guide

This guide is to help improve knowledge about child participation and to provide childminders with guidance for good practice.

Author: Scottish Childminding Association

2016

• 15 min read

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Guidelines

Meaningful Participation and Engagement of Children and Young People

These principles and guidelines have been developed to support Children in Scotland’s organisational practice.

Author: Children in Scotland

2019

• 10 min read

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Guidelines

Learner Participation in Educational Settings (3-18)

This guidance provides a new definition of learner participation for Scottish education (ages 3-18).

Author: Education Scotland

2023

• 10 min read

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