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ERIC Number: EJ880262
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0266-7363
Young People's Views about Their Involvement in Decision-Making
Aston, Hermione J.; Lambert, Nathan
Educational Psychology in Practice, v26 n1 p41-51 Mar 2010
This paper reports on research conducted over a two-year period in a large Educational Psychology Service (EPS) in England. Researchers were keen to ascertain the views of young people and EPS members about young people being directly involved in educational decision-making and how their "genuine" involvement in such decision-making might be best achieved. Focus groups were employed as a means of gathering data which were analysed using Content Analysis. Young people and EPS members ultimately identified "culture", "attitudes", "environment", and "systems" as being the most important factors in ensuring the genuine involvement of young people in decision-making.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)