VocalEyes reached a significant milestone on Friday April 27, 2018. A training event for Participatory Democracy Champions from 10 secondary schools in the City of Cardiff took place in the grandeur of Cardiff City Hall. We welcomed almost 60 young
As a headteacher I am extremely passionate about the importance of listening to all stakeholder’s voices, in particular our staff, families and young people. However, I believe that listening to others voices must lead to action, otherwise it becomes little
Cardiff is the first city in Wales to take part in Unicef UK’s national Child Rights Partners programme. Between now and 2020, the local authority, including all of its delivery partners, are working in partnership with Unicef towards being recognized
VocalEyes and Dialogue Exchange have formed a partnership to support Participatory Democracy in educational contexts.
As part of this work we are writing a series of blogs. This is the first in that series.
A Framework for Implementation
Pupil Voice is an important
So the deadline for contributing to the Swansea Well-being of Future Generations Plan has now passed.. your ideas, comments and ratings have been downloaded and now it’s time to crunch the data and produce a report for Natural Resources Wales who will
The Well-being Plan for Swansea is currently being consulted on and we have been tasked by Natural Resources Wales to run a “big conversation” around the plan as an alternative to traditional survey on the council website. The existing survey
Another great day invigorating Pupil Voice with participatory democracy, this time at Glyncollen Primary School in Swansea..
This is such an effective way of engaging pupils in the democratic process. Our School Council and Participation Groups love it and are already
The student council at Lansdowne Primary school in Cardiff are now trained in participatory democracy and empowered to engage the rest of the school, class by class, ensuring all pupils have a voice in an ongoing conversation around their ideas.
The Community celebrated poet Vernon Watkins loved to call home has honoured the 50th anniversary of his death with the planting of a commemorative tree.
And on Thursday his wife, Gwen Watkins, was guest of honour at the official tree planting
What is your name and where do you live?
Susan Rodaway, Pennard Community, Swansea
What are Community Organising Teams and what will they be doing?
Community Organising Teams (COTs) are members of the community who are interested in making a positive change within