The aim of this model is to make students’ engagement in planning of the learning process according to the student voice principles visible, considering their prior knowledge and personal interests, giving every student a chance to succeed.
This model explores the process one secondary school in East Lothian Council, Scotland (Musselburgh Grammar School) went through to re-establish their pupil council with a renewed focus on Learning and Teaching.
This model aims will share:
- The pupil consultation identified a need for change from the structure of the previous Council
- How the school created a more effective Pupil Council that had a stronger Pupil Voice
- How pupils had a greater involvement in creating the new structure for the Council and to have a greater presence at Consultation events
To describe a model applied in Scottish schools and municipalities which aims to give a more powerful voice in the school system to young people who have one or more of the variety of Additional Support Needs such as blindness, deafness or dyslexia.
To describe a model applied in some Scottish municipalities which aims to give a more comprehensive voice to the range of views among young people in the school system.