Encouraging Student Participation
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states that children have the right to participate as full members of society. This includes the right to voice their opinions, participate in decision-making and influence outcomes.
Upholding a child’s right to participate in education means that teachers provide students with opportunities to participate in shaping the learning process and to be a part of decisions that affect them.
Explore the resources below to learn more about meaningful child participation and ways students can speak up about matters that affect them.
Learn more about different types of child participation. Determine which types are most meaningful and genuine.Read More »
Voices of Youth is a platform for young people to help improve the lives of children around the world by building awareness and participating in discussions with other young people!Read More »
Take a look at UNICEF Canada’s Twitter page and check out the latest tweets!Read More »