Around the world, a growing number of educators recognize the unique perspectives of students and the importance of including student voice in both educational policy and practice. This course is designed to help educators understand the value of cultivating and engaging student voice both inside and outside the classroom. Course material draws on the experiences of educators who have incorporated student voice in their teaching practice and designed experiences and projects that empower students to have an equal say in the decision-making processes that shape their education. Educators will critically examine the current state of student voice in their educational contexts, and work towards designing a project that enables and enhances student voice.
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