Participation is about taking part, becoming actively involved or sharing in an activity. For organisations, participation means listening to what children and young people say and taking their views into account.

Citizen Me!

Has been developed to help organisations, including government departments, meaningfully and effectively involve children and young people in their decision making.

Taking PARTicipation seriously

Provides practical advice about how to involve children and young people in activities, events and decision making about issues that affect their lives

You can also check out our links to other online resources.

Other resources

Top tips for children and young people's participation