Pupil participation in Scottish schools: final report

Cross, B., Hall, J., Hall, S. , Hulme, M., Lewin, J. and McKinney, S.J. (2009) Pupil participation in Scottish schools: final report. Project Report. Learning and Teaching Scotland.

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Abstract

This research was commissioned by Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS) to evaluate the nature of pupil participation in primary and secondary schools across Scotland. The specific objectives of the research were: <p>· To describe what school staff and pupils understand by the term ‘pupil participation’.</p> <p>· To describe the range and usage of pupil participation mechanisms employed in schools.</p> <p>· To describe how school staff respect and respond to pupils’ views and ideas, and those of the wider community.</p> <p>· To identify the characteristics of schools and classrooms that facilitate effective pupil participation.</p> <p>· To identify possible barriers to the development of pupil participation in schools and to make suggestions about how these can be overcome.</p> <p>· To capture examples of effective practice of pupil participation.</p> <p>· To make suggestions about how pupil participation can help support the implementation of the Curriculum for Excellence.</p>

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lewin, Mr Jon and Hall, Dr John and McKinney, Professor Stephen and Hulme, Dr Moira and Hall, Mr Stuart
Authors: Cross, B., Hall, J., Hall, S., Hulme, M., Lewin, J., and McKinney, S.J.
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Creativity Culture and Faith
College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Pedagogy Policy and Practice
Publisher:Learning and Teaching Scotland
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2009 Learning and Teaching Scotland
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the publisher
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