Before the Competition [GUIDE]
Get to know the 8 steps to getting ready in the run up to the youth-led changemaking competition. Also find printable forms and worksheets to help you get started. The most important and number one determiner for the success of a competition is the trust in the young people. They thrive on trust. If you are a teacher or work directly with young people, you can go ahead with the steps below. If you want to introduce youth-led changemaking to a school or institution but are not working there yourself, we advise you to first identify a teacher or principal at the school you want to work with and bring them on board with the idea. It is crucial that top leadership at the institution you want to work with / at, is on board with the idea and understands the aim.
One final thought: The steps below are the ‘extensive’ version, giving you the full overview. Some of the steps, i.e. Campus Scanning could also be skipped. You could also just jump the line, get students excited and launch a competition with them. Below, we are outlining the complete and full process.
With that said, let’s jump in…