• Duration
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location
  • Mode
  • Cost
    Fully subsidised

Learn how you can transform your school community through student voice with Helen Cahill.

Enhancing Engagement through Student Voice explores the transformative nature of student voice on adults, students, and school communities.

You will unpack how student voices can be used to inform and improve services provided to young people.

Explore how students can feel useful and valuable as they share their wisdom around their own experiences.

You will:

  • learn how transformative student voice is to adults
  • understand how transformative student voice is to students
  • discover how student voice transforms students into co-educator
  • find out how student voice among peers stimulates their thinking and improves their connection
  • learn how to unlock some institutional barriers to student voice.


Designed for school leaders, teacher leaders, teachers and well-being school staff.

Helen Cahill

Emeritus Professor Helen Cahill, Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Helen Cahill leads a body of research addressing child and youth well-being. She has developed a number of programs including student voice, violence-reduction, social and emotional learning, gender rights, sexuality, and drug education - for use in schools and community settings in Australia, and in a range of countries across the Asia-Pacific and East and Southern Africa regions. She has authored over 100 publications, including over 40 well-being education programs for use in school and community settings.

Last updated 21 February 2023