What’s the role of teachers in youth-led social action?
The blog is published on The RSA website.
Social action empowers young people to turn ideas into actions such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering. Based on the #iwill campaign’s six high-quality principles, youth-led social action should be practical action taken for the benefit of others that is ‘led, owned and shaped by young people’s needs, ideas and decision-making’.
But if the social action is youth-led, and young people are the ones making the decisions, where does this leave educators? Do they have a role in youth-led social action programmes such as RSA4 or Young Citizens’ Make a Difference Challenge? If so, what is it?
Read the blog in full here.