Almost all the deeper conversations we’ve had on the topic of democratic systems over the past decade or so have concluded with the model of Liquid Democracy most likely being the best. With the current Representative model being hollow, with
As part of the City Transformers project to engage more young people in the C40 Network of sharing ideas for sustainable cities, VocalEyes is being used by students from international schools to suggest, rate and ideas for action around SDG
In partnership with Swansea County Council, (RDP) VocalEyes launched the Rural Community Voice initiative which is now in its second year. Covering 8 rural wards in the County, the predominant focus of the project has initially been within Pennard,
Glynncollen primary school ended the academic year with a flourish! Having prioritised ‘reducing plastics’ in the school they orchestrated their campaign to change the way free milk is provided to the Foundation Phase in their school. Their simple plan was
At VocalEyes we are very happy to report that our young citizens in Glyncollen have had a very positive response to their letter about reducing plastics from Environment Minister at the Welsh Government, Hannah Blythyn, AM.
The children had prioritised ‘going
One of the challenges for schools wishing to put Pupil Voice into action is whether or not participation is authentic or merely tokenistic. In this blog we look at how children in Year 6 in Glyncollen Primary School took their
This week children, staff and parents at Burry Port Primary School made an important step towards improving the democratic culture of the school.
The children already use VocalEyes for Pupil Voice and these priorities now set the agenda for Student Council.
National Democracy week starts on Monday 2nd July, 2018, the 90th anniversary of the 1928 Equal Franchise Act which gave women the same voting rights as men. It is also the 20th anniversary of devolution in Wales. Devolution has not however,
On Tuesday the 19th of June we had a successful day at Burry Port Primary school launching VocalEyes with staff and pupils. The day started with assembly when the whole school got a chance to see the platform in action.
Digital competence is as important in the 21stC as numeracy and literacy and in recognition of this the Welsh Government (WG) has made Digital Competence a cross-curricular theme that all teachers and practitioners in Wales must systematically plan for.