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.
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
Even a cursory glance at the media will reveal that talk in education is dominated by educational standards as measured by test results.
We are told that higher test scores is what is necessary to prepare our children to compete in
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
In this blog, Sue Lyle reflects on how the Internet and social media has transferred the way we communicate in the public and private sphere. Acknowledging the huge benefits of such approaches, she discusses the considerable negative aspects and reflects
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