The Toolbox (Listen to Us)

The Listen to Us Toolbox - Ideas for involving children and young people

With Scottish Government funding,  the toolbox of ideas about involving children and young people  was developed 8 years ago in partnership with many other agencies. It included tools for including children and young people in personal planning, service self-evaluation and policy making. 

Currently the toolbox is being updated and refreshed. In the meantime, here are some tools from the original toolbox. 


Getting It Right For Every Child

Promoting Participation

Activities to try

Try these tools too:

Partners in Communication: Timeline

Partners in Communication: Family Guide

Community Engagement Tools

The National Standards for Community Engagement

The National Standards of Community Engagement Easy Read

Place Standard How Good is Our Place?

Ketso Community Engagement


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About Highland Children's Forum

Highland Children’s Forum is a registered charity set up in 2000, created by the parent carers of children with additional support needs. The Forum aims to ensure that the voices of children and young people with additional support needs are heard in the design and provision of services in Highland.

Highland Children’s Forum is a voluntary association and a Scottish Charity and we operate under Charity Number SC031945.

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