Student Voice

 

What is Student Voice?

Student Voice is the individual and collective perspective and actions of young people within the context of learning and education. This can include, but isn't limited to, active or passive participation, knowledge, voting, wisdom, activism, beliefs, service, opinions, leadership, and ideas. Student Voice reflects identity, and comes from a person's experiences, ideals, and knowledge.

 

What can Student Voice Positively Affect?

  • School improvement goals
  • Academic achievement
  • The "engagement gap"
  • Students' feelings of agency
  • Drop out rates
  • Curricular effectiveness
  • Teaching quality

     

Student Voice is About Action

Student Voice allows students to share who they are, what they believe, and why they believe what they do with their peers, parents, teachers, and their entire school.

 

Student Voice at NIS

During the 2014-15 academic school year, NIS will develop a Student Learning Council. Students on this council will explore teaching and learning at NIS and be a representative voice for the student body on how they learn best. The Student Learning Council will reflect, advise and research excellent teaching working with staff and pupils to ensure NIS continues to offer this highest standards of Teaching and learning through out the school.

 

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