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The Write Time to give creative students a voice

Creative writing anthology reveals what drives Scotland’s young people in 2018

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A strange truth about education is that the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches and policies are discussed ad nauseam, but with little input from the people doing most of the learning.

The hundreds of thousands of students and pupils who populate our schools and colleges are, as a result, in danger of being reduced to stereotypes in the public eye.

Yes, there is more emphasis on “pupil voice” these days, but in practice these attempts to give a say to students often feel tokenistic (“Pupil voice isn’t blether, but old habits die hard”, Tes Scotland, 21 April 2017).

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