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The benefits of participatory evaluation for children and youth (PLA 42)
Involving young people in participatory projects has a profound impact on the projects and on the children involved. This paper looks at four different projects working with children in the USA, and the results and information that was gathered as a result of young peoples participatory evaluation of the programmes.
This article was published in PLA 42: Children's Participation – Evaluating Effectiveness (October 2001). Participatory Learning and Action (PLA, formerly PLA Notes) is the world's leading series on participatory learning and action approaches and methods. PLA publishes articles on participation aimed at practitioners, researchers, academics, students and activists. All articles are peer-reviewed by an international editorial board.
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