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Updated September 2006



We need evidence, stories, and tools. More than ever, schools are demanding solid theory, concrete studies, practical tools, and real results from any strategy that claims to improve learning. Student voice is no exception.

Luckily, there is a body of literature available. Researchers, theorists, academics, and practitioners from across several fields have explored many angles of student voice, including:

  • Student engagement
  • Student/adult partnerships
  • Pupil consultation
  • Total building leadership
  • Whole-school reform
  • Small school
  • Supportive learning environments

The articles, reports, and books collected here cross several educational disciplines, including:

  • School improvement
  • Critical pedagogy
  • Instructional technology
  • Equity and race relations
  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Policy and leadership
  • Psychology and counseling



Where does the search begin for the eager learner who wants to find out more about student voice? Start by scanning through SoundOut's virtual library, looking through the titles to see what interests you, and reading some of the annotations.

Then look up your favorite online research engine and pull up the article, or go to the local campus library and dig up the book. SoundOut also provides limited copy services free, so send us an email and we'll let you know what we can do.

Now Available After receiving requests from around the world, we are making the SoundOut Student Voice Library available online for download, and available to order.

Special thanks to the Forum for Youth Investment and various authors and organizations for their contributions to this collection. Contribute your publication's information.

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