Youth Scotland believes youth participation is essential to quality youth work.
We encourage involving young people in decision making, supporting youth action and developing essential life skills for leadership. Youth participation forms the foundation blocks for Youth Scotland’s projects and programmes, and we encourage our members and partners to build strong involvement routes for young people at every level.
Bored Meetings is training for young people who are involved in different kinds of decision-making processes or groups, such as youth councils, youth forums, school councils, management committees and boards.
Keep It Real
Keep It Real training takes a practical approach to youth participation and provides a selection of activities, tried and tested by young people, which can be used separately or together as part of a training programme.
Activities are designed to build young people's confidence, increase their involvement in decision making, suggest creative ways of sharing ideas and evaluate and recognise achievements.