How to implement the Lundy model of participation across your organisation: a checklist

What is the Lundy model? The Lundy model of child participation was established in 2014 at Queen’s University Belfast as a practical conceptualisation of Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) – the legislation that requires governments to ensure that children’s rights are respected. Read more…

Laurie Hunter: My time working for Participation People as a Co-Located member of staff.

Middlesbrough Council commissioned the services of Participation People to improve children’s and young people’s participation and embed the voices of young people in decisions that affect them. When I was first told about the partnership, I was excited, albeit a little bit nervous of having a new team to work Read more…

Laurie Day, Research Director at Ecorys: How has youth participation changed your organisation?

   Laurie Day is a Research Director at Ecorys, with lead responsibility for children, youth and families research. His main interests and expertise lie in the areas of child and youth participation and participatory methods. Laurie has over 20 years’ experience conducting national and international studies and evaluations and was Read more…

Ana Popovici, London Borough of Wandsworth : How has youth participation changed your organisation?

Ana Popovici is Director of Children’s Services at the London Borough of Wandsworth.  She is passionate about social work and has a special interest in how services can be modernised to support today’s generation of vulnerable people. She kindly shared her thoughts on why youth participation is so important and Read more…

Rebecca Price, The Prince’s Trust : How has youth participation changed your organisation?

The Prince’s Trust is one of the UK’s leading youth charities, helping young people aged 11 to 30 get into jobs, education, and training. Becky is the Senior Head of Service Delivery for the Health & Social Care contract at the charity – a role which includes working with Participation Read more…