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What is ‘Student Voice’?

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“Every child has the right to say what they think in all matters affecting them, and to have their views taken seriously.”

Article 12, UN Convention on the ‘Rights of a Child’ / UNICEF

To find out more about this quote, please follow this external link: https://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/crc/docs/AdvanceVersions/CRC-C-GC-12.pdf

VIDEO: ‘An Introduction to Student Voice’

Student Voice is your opportunity to make a positive difference in your school, college, or university.’

‘Student Voice’ refers to the different ideas, opinions, attitudes, knowledge and actions of young people in education. It celebrates people’s diverse thoughts, perspectives and experiences, drawing from the individual’s unique point-of-view, regardless of their background, identity, and cultural difference from others.

‘Young People’ Photo by Afta Putta Gunawan from Pexels

By undertaking this course, you will gain a better understanding of what Student Voice is, why it exists, and how you can best utilise it going forward.