How can young people influence more development decisions? This articles explains using 11 interesting arguments!
Recently the Guardian Newspaper published an article on how young people can influence developmental decisions in their local and broader communities. Read the article from experts on how to meaningfully involve youth in the decision making process.
As we are a part of a worldwide movement, the Scout program must look beyond Australia for cues to the direction we should be taking our youth development program. One of those places is the new World Scout Youth Involvement Policy which strongly supports the message within The Guardian’s article. For instance, it says:
And, a vision statement:
So, does a renewed emphasis on Youth Leading, Adult Supporting make sense to you? Should adults in Scouting really be called “Leaders”?
Consider how this applies to Scouts Australia now, and in the future. To find out our thinking, head here.