Student Forums

Student forums: Large gatherings of students focused on improving schools, also called student congresses, can help create momentum for Meaningful Student Involvement and an initial surge of interest in engaging student voice throughout education.

Student forums can be student-led and student-driven, or adult-led and adult-driven. They can focus on serious, substantial and meaningful issues to improve schools; they can also fully impact research, practice and outcomes throughout schools.

Put into context, data collected from student forums can shape school reform efforts and more.

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Adam Fletcher wrote "In order to secure and strengthen democracy and education, students must be integrated and student voice must be infused throughout the structure of schools."
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SoundOut is an international technical support project focused on student voice, student engagement and Meaningful Student Involvement. We offer workshops, tools and technical assistance to K-12 schools including teachers, administrators and students themselves. For more information visit our About Us page.

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