|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1007/s12187-010-9103-1|
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This paper explores the concept of children-as-reseasrchers through an exposition of the pioneering work of the Children's Research Centreat the Open University UK, http://childrens-research-centre.open.ac.uk. It situates this work within an empowerment and rights framework and charts its journey, from the first pilot work to recognition as a centre with significant international reach. The impact of child-led research, in terms of contribution to the body of knowledge on childhoods and our understanding of children's lived experiences, are examined along with a discussion of how child-led reserach can be influential in policy and practice contexts.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2011 Springer Science+Business Media BV|
|Extra Information:||From the issue entitled "Special Issue on Children as Experts in Their Lives: Child Inclusive Research"
|Keywords:||child-led research; voice; participation|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Other Departments > Vice-Chancellor's Office
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
|Depositing User:||Mary Kellett|
|Date Deposited:||22 Mar 2011 09:23|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2016 13:26|
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