The Ark. Children's Cultural Centre - Hear Our Voice!


This video describes how 'The Ark', a cultural centre in Ireland dedicated to children, carried out the 'Hear Our Voice!' project. The intitative aimed at understanding from children what was important in accessing arts and culture services. The project resulted in a list of instructions that will ensure children’s views are listened to, and considered in every aspect of The Ark's work and beyond.

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The Ark, The Children’s Council

Building Participatory Environments
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0-8 years
9-12 years
13-15 years
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Service Users
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Evaluating and Sharing
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Advisory Groups / Councils
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Artists & Cultural Operators
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