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#222: December 2016:

3: Students on School Councils: Research process & report: Eve Mayes, Pinchy Breheny, Laura Cantwell, Emma Gilbert, Sarah Goh, Vansh Glover, Roghayeh Sadeghi, William Wilson, Roger Holdsworth
11: Students and Committees: Three papers from the 1984 Connect archives: TEAC/PEP
18: Students as Co-Researchers: a Year 8 'Student Voice' Initiative: 'City College', Vic: Madeleine Smooker
23: Year 6 Students Researching Leadership & Training Year 5 to be Leaders: St Finbar's PS, Brighton East, Vic: Wayne Daniells
29: The Default is 'Yes'!: Mount Alexander College, Flemington, Vic: Henry Frazer
32: Empowering Students - Promoting Student Voice:: Coatesville PS, East Bentleigh, Vic: Marg Kennedy
34: SRCs: The Voice of the Future: Drouin South PS, Vic: Adelle Phillips
36: VicSRC: Recognition Awards - winners, co-note address; Teach the Teacher - three new models; 2017 dates

40: News & Reviews: Journals: International Journal of Student Voice; International Journal for Students as Partners; Democracy & Education
On-line Resources: Student Action Teams - info online; Student Councils & Beyond; Student Voice blog & Podcast; Connect on facebook; Student Voice Research & Practice facebook group;
International News: YEA - It's a Film!: Kay Tisdall; UK Youth Parliament - Citizenship Education: Derry Hannam

44: Connect Publications: Order Form
45: CLEARINGHOUSE: Local and Overseas Publications; Contribute, donate to Connect; Connect website/databases




#221: October 2016:

3: Radio L6P: Canterbury PS, Vic: Carly Pluck
5: Empowering Students for Today and Tomorrow: Dallas Brooks Community PS, Vic: Justin Lania, Adrian Hanson, Mark Dixon
7: Alfie Kohn in Australia: dates and places
8: Teach the Teacher: Bullying and Safety: St Patrick’s PS, Lilydale, Vic: Sarah Graves
9: Professional Learning Conference: Mount Waverley SC, Vic: Chester Ngan
11: School-based SRC Congresses:: The Mac.Robertson Girls’ HS; Melbourne Girls’ College, Vic: Margaret Tran, Clare Joseph, Zack Pretlove
14: Maintaining SRC Momentum: Roger Holdsworth
15: Students Redesigning Study Space: St Joseph’s College, Echuca: Chelsea Hard
16: Democratic Education Revisited: Michael Metcalfe
17: 3-4-5 Adds Up: Sunshine HS, Vic: 1977-1980: John Martino
19: Autism and Student Voice: Bryce Pace
21: VicSRC: Recognition Awards: The Finalists; Relationships: Prineeka; The Executive Un-Camp: David Trevorrow; Beyond Your Boundaries: Liang Xue; VicSRC Executive Members; VicSRC Congress 2016 Report

29: News & Reviews: Student Voice Practitioners: Blog & Podcast; International Journal of Student Voice; Student Voice Research & Practice facebook group; National Youth Week Victoria; Connect on facebook; Student Councils & Beyond; Alfie Kohn in Melbourne; Engaging Authentic Student Voice in Catholic Schools PL Day; WISA Conference

36: Connect Publications: Catalogue and Resource List: Order Form
37: CLEARINGHOUSE: Local and Overseas Publications; Contribute, donate to Connect; Connect website/databases




#220: August 2016:

3: Diversity strengthens Student Voice: Nina Laitala, Tyler Kenopic
4: Teach the Teacher: Students guiding our teachers: Roxburgh College, Vic: Ella Price, Shanae Hooper, Shayla Dober
5: ACT 'Ask Us' Student Voice Forum: Youth Coalition of the ACT: Tania Collis, Johan Lafferty
7: VicSRC: Congress 2016: The Wrap Up; The Drum Beat of Congress: The RAPs; What Congress meant to me: Morgaine Delahoy; Supporting positive diversity: Tyler Kenopic; Executive 2016-17: Meet some Executive members; VicSRC Recognition Awards; Student Voice and the Education State
17: Primary school students in the politicians' seats: David Mould
18: Students leading the way: Judy Walton
19: International Student Voice Seminar, USA: Amplifying Youth Voice and acting on it: John Weiss; Building bridges across the gaps: Rainbow Chen; Ontario, Canada: Student Voice Initiative
24: Student Voice in Ontario, Canada: Looking back: Jean Courtney

26: News & Reviews: Just Listen; International Journal of Student Voice; 2016 VicSRC Recognition Awards; Australian Students as Partners Network; ACT Student Leadership Coordinators Network: Susan Johnson; Change: why and how: Luke Kerr; Doing School Differently conference; Children's Rights, Educational Research and the UNCRC; Breaking Out journal; A Vision for Education for All: OBESSU; Connect on facebook; Student Voice Practitioners: Blog & Podcast; Student Voice Research & Practice facebook group; Student Councils & Beyond

31: Locked Out: Review: Roger Holdsworth
33: CLEARINGHOUSE: Local and Overseas Publications; Contribute, donate to Connect; Connect website/databases




#219: June 2016:

3: Students: a voice on Child Safety: St Charles Borromeo PS, Templestowe, Vic: Sue Cahill
4: Designing for Learning: Student Voice: Students as Researchers: Sue O’Connell, Doug Sandiford
7: Giving young students a voice through a Student Council: Serpell PS, Templestowe, Vic: Sue Young
9: Have an Idea. Get $$. Start a Movement : FYA
10: Our SRC Congress: Melbourne Girls’ College, Richmond, Vic: Kathy Lu, Nell Crossett, Georgia Wolfe, Emma Naismith, Zack Pretlove
11: Improving student morale and connectedness to school by listening to students’ voices: Mt Waverley Secondary College, Vic: Hayley Dureau
17: Teachers are learners too: Roger Holdsworth
19: Students shining a light on mental health: Kincumber High School, NSW: Ellie Gundry, Isabella Russell, Jaclyn Brownhill
21: VicSRC: Student Voice and the Education State; VicSRC Regional Conferences 2016: Top 10 issues; Teach the Teacher: meet the new project officer
25: You’re the Voice! - SRC Conference: Wagga Wagga Operational Directorate, NSW: Murray Walpole

26: News & Reviews: Teach the Teacher: MWSC Report; International Journal of Student Voice; 2016 VicSRC Recognition Awards; Australian Students as Partners Network; Connect on facebook; Student Voice Practitioners: Blog & Podcast; Student Voice Research & Practice facebook group; Student Councils & Beyond; Real NSW Photo Competition
30: Connect Publications: Catalogue and Resource List: Order Form
31: CLEARINGHOUSE: Local and Overseas Publications; Contribute, donate to Connect; Connect website/databases




#218: April 2016:

3: Finding voice and engagement through Siena TV: Siena College, Camberwell, Vic: Martin Gibbs
10: Communication: Our SRC website: The Mac.Robertson Girls' High School, Melbourne, Vic: SRC Cabinet
11: Social media and SRCs: Chester Ngan
12: Teamwork: Chester Ngan
12: Leaders of TMRW Conference: NSW: Murray Walpole
13: Just a little bit representative?: Katherine Cooney
14: Student Voice podcast: Canada: Jean Courtney
15: Prioritising the disengaged: Patrick Twagirayezu
17: Student voice, government and representation: Ontario, Canada: Arjun Dhanjal
22: Gell House Council: UK 1974-1978: Derry Hannam
24: Whole School Meetings: Lynall Hall, Vic 1976-1982: Roger Holdsworth
27: VicSRC: Students Transforming Education: National Conferences etc; VicSRC Regional Conferences 2016; Teach the Teacher; Key Dates - Congress 2016
32: Upskilling the SRC: David Mould

33: News and Reviews: OBESSU Manual for School Students; International Journal of Student Voice; Exclusion of Students Forum; Inclusive Youth Participation; National Youth Survey; The People They Make Us Welcome; Leaders of TMRW (NSW); Our Time (Vermont, USA); Student Voice Seminar 2016: save the date; Student Voice Research and Practice facebook group; Student Councils and Beyond
38: Connect Publications: Catalogue and Resource List: Order Form


#217: February 2016:

3: Rethinking student voice in Health Education: McClelland Secondary College, Frankston, Vic: Hannah McDermott
10: Students teaching their teachers and classmates: St Charles Borromeo PS, Templestowe, Vic: Sue Cahill
12: PALs: A student-owned leadership program for primary aged students: SA: Andrew Delaney
15: You Can Talk To Me: Wyong High School, NSW: Jan Penni
16: The exclusion of the excluders by the excluded: Music Production as a framework for inclusive practice: Andy Brader
23: VicSRC: Students Transforming Education: VicSRC Regional Conferences 2016; Making positive connections: David Bourke; Small Steps: Chester Ngan; Congress Report; Teach the Teacher; Key Dates 2016
27: Student Voice and the Education State: Ideas and action resources for schools: Roger Holdsworth and VicSRC

31: News and Reviews: Harris Student Commission on Learning; Student-Led Conferences; Connect on facebook; Student Action Teams website; Student Voice Seminar 2016: Save the date; International Journal of Student Voice; Student Voice Research and Practice facebook group; SoundOut - new website
33: Review: Student Voice and School Governance (Marc Brasof): Roger Holdsworth, Matty Sievers
37: Connect Publications: Catalogue and Resource List: updated + Order Form