A Review of “Student Perspectives on School Improvement”

Originally published in Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher (2004) Olympia, WA: SoundOut. Review of “Student Perspectives on School Improvement,” by J. Beresford. A paper presented in 2000 at the British Educational Research Association Conference, Cardiff University, Sep. 7-10. Student Perspectives traces the development of a survey that measures students’ ideas and concerns about particular […]

Student Engagement Trust

The Student Engagement Trust, or SET,  works with primary and secondary schools, academy groups, and educational organisations in the UK and US to advance student engagement in school and learning. Our work is based upon our Engagement Model, The Classroom Interaction Model of Student Engagement, and is grounded in research, personal beliefs, and years of professional experience, including […]

ESRC Network Project: Consulting Pupils about Teaching and Learning

The ESRC Network Project: Consulting Pupils about Teaching and Learning was based at Cambridge University. It had a variety of aims, among which was seeking to integrate a theory of teaching, learning and attainment with a theory of student voice and participation in school change. More Info More info about this organization is not available at this time. Please share info […]

Learner Leaders

Learner leaders: In the United Kingdom, these students are elected by their peers to regularly represent their interests at governor’s meetings, which are roughly equivalent to district school boards. Learner leaders have been found to: Determine and focus each decision-making experience more definitively; Rely more on new technologies to enhance the decision-making process, and; Enhance […]


StudentVoice is working to become the representative body for school students in the United Kingdom. Originally called the English Secondary Students Association, StudentVoice supports students in representing their own views on issue around education and schools. They work directly with students, decision-makers and the media. Currently, the organization facilitates a variety of activities, including training, campaigns and research. More […]