Topic: Children's participation

Eurochild adopts participation strategy

Eurochild’s general assembly in Brussels has adopted a new strategy for children’s participation, which it says will help to put children’s rights at the heart of Europe. Adrian Voce reports Eurochild, the network that ‘works for and...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce

Is German youth prepared for democracy?

The German media is abuzz with the implications of the 2017 Kinderreport (children’s report), which found that only two-thirds of the adult population trusts young people to be competent enough for democracy. The organisation that published the...Read more
|Comment|author: Darijana Hahn

Giving children a voice in adult elections

During the last municipal elections for Sassari, in Sardinia, Italy, children played an active role: influencing the election process, as well as the result, in a creative, innovative and simple way. Here, the creator and...Read more
|Comment|author: TaMaLaCa - Interdisciplinary research group

Green schoolyards boost children’s health and learning

‘Healthy School Yards’ is a Dutch sustainability programme to encourage children’s engagement with nature, which has a positive impact on their social, academic and physical health. The project ‘Healthy School Yards’ was introduced to schools in...Read more
|Comment|author: Marketa Vesela