How can we generate good ideas for a project?

Every school council project starts as an idea. Good school councillors, like Members of Parliament, work hard to collect ideas from everyone.

Watch our video on good ideas that make a big difference
Creating a project (PDF 319KB)
Top tips worksheet (PDF 47KB)
Mission statement worksheet (PDF 49KB)

What are some good tips for planning a project?

Planning a project is about working out who is going to do what and when.

Watch our video on planning projects and campaigns
Planning A Project Part one (PDF 221KB)
Planning A Project Part two (PDF 361KB)
Planning A Project Part three (PDF 304KB)
Buzzwords worksheet (PDF 35KB)

How important is teamwork in a school council?

The best projects are created by teams that work well together, whether in Parliament or in school.

Watch our team working video

How can we get more people involved in our project?

Telling people what you’re doing helps others get involved in your project.

Watch our video on good communication
Press Release (PDF 220KB)

How can we tell if our project was successful?

After every project, it’s important to think about what you’ve achieved and find out what worked and how you could do it even better next time.

Watch our video on project analysis

How to become a really good school council rep

This useful school council rep toolkit has been created by student voice experts Involver. Print out, fold and stick the pages together to create a booklet guide.

Reps toolkit (PDF 1.2MB)