The topic was identified by two youth workers, based on interactions with young people facing the transition from second-level education.
Students, staff, parents, management and other members of the school community felt that the uniform no longer represented Salerno as it had become unprofessional, unkempt and tatty looking. In particular, students did not have a sense of pride in their uniform.
Comhairle na nÓg National Executive developed this survey in response to Comhairle members, who identified their top issue as the need for young people to have a stronger say on what happens in the classroom.
A key recommendation from the National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development (2014-2020) states that pupils and students should be consulted on the issue of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in order to inform future policy (Department of Education and Skills, 2014).
This research report on the experiences of young students with special educational needs (SEN), and their parents, of the move from primary to
post primary school.
Consultation on Digital Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Strategy for Schools (with the Department of Education and Skills)
The Digital Strategy for Schools provides a rationale and a Government action plan for integrating ICT into teaching, learning and assessment practices in schools over the next five years.
A consultation with young people on the reform of the Junior Cycle took place in November 2010.
Life skills matter – not just points is an important milestone in children and young people having a voice on issues that affect their lives.