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Improving Pupil Participation in Schools

The Participation Support Programme (PSP) for Schools is a bespoke programme designed and delivered by National Children's Bureau Northern Island to support the active participation of children and young people in decision making within the school environment. The programme has recently been updated to reflect the DE Pupil Participation Circular (2014/14) and other developments in rights-based and capacity building approaches to participation. The overall aim of PSP is to support schools to have effective forms of engagement to help children and young people to participate in making decisions that affect them.

NCB are currently accepting applications for September 2015/16 

"The PSP helped reform and refocus purpose and benefits of pupil participation within our school" (Teacher, 2015 evaluation)

Schools interested in availing of this support should contact Gill Hassard, Senior Participation Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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