Every Child's Voice Matters
Between 26 to 29 April, the SHAPE Programme held an "Every Child's Voice Matters" event to launch the Children and Young People's Engagement Strategy and the Youth Communication Offer.
The event also showcased some of the fantastic initiatives and projects our partner agencies have developed to engage effectively with children and young people.
You can read the Children and Young People's Engagement Strategy here, or watch the accompanying video
Day 1 – Children & Young People’s Engagement Strategy Launch 2019-2022
Aim – Launch and showcase the Sandwell’s Children and Young People’s Engagement Strategy 2019-2022, which has been co-produced by partners and young people to provide a joint vision and approach to participation and engagement.
Day 2 – Embedding Child’s Voice into Our Organisations
Aim – How we embed child’s voice into our organisation, through active participation and engagement and ensure young people's views are shaping the services in Sandwell.
Day 3 – Education Offer in Sandwell
Aim – To show how we work with schools to ensure their curriculum and objectives meet the current issues affecting children and young people today.
Day 4 – Young People’s Communication Offer
Aim – To demonstrate how a consistent approach to communication can create an identity and familiarisation for children and young people to effectively engage with professionals.