Conceptual Framework for Measuring Outcomes of Adolescent Participation
Section Two: Participation in Practice
Significant levels of investment in the creation of different models of participation have been committed over the past 30 years. This has given rise to a considerable body of experience in the elements that contribute to effective and meaningful participation and the forms that it can take. The following elements can be understood as a useful guide to understanding the conditions necessary to ensure the realisation of adolescents’ participation rights:
- The necessary enabling environment
- Features necessary for meaningful participation
- Different modes of participation
- Social ecology of participation
This chapter introduces elements of meaningful adolescent participation.