Making it Authentic: Creative Consultation with young people

Wednesday 8 August 2018

“I thoroughly enjoyed the day and the networking opportunity. I will take these ideas back to the workplace and share them with the staff team”.(Tina, Area Youth Worker, Bicester)

If it’s for them, work with them! Ensure your projects for young people are dynamic and relevant by embedding their expertise from start to finish with the help of this one-day course. Discover creative ways to consult with young people, from involving them in an ongoing dialogue that makes them feel heard, to empowering them through active roles in your projects.

Ideal for:

  • Individuals or organisations looking to embed the voice of young people in their work or the governance of their organisation
  • Those seeking to understand the interests, needs and behaviours of young audiences
  • Professionals interested in nurturing the next creative generation, supporting them to develop leadership skills

You will gain:

  • Tried and tested creative ways of consulting with young people
  • Knowledge of best practice and inclusive approaches through case studies
  • Guidance on how to listen effectively and act upon the suggestions of young people within resource constraints
  • Confidence in utilising your findings beyond an individual project for wider, future planning and development


Ginny Scholey has many years of experience in managing a broad range of complex arts projects and developing innovative, needs based, learning opportunities in the field of creativity and education.