Taking into account young people’s personal and global expectations in science engagement activities

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Journées Hubert Curien proceedings

Septembre 2012

Taking into account young people’s personal and global expectations in science engagement activities: a research-action within the SiS Catalyst project.

Within the SiS Catalyst project, we carried on an investigation to identify how the voice of children and teenagers can be incorporated into science in society activities and influence higher education institutions and the way they interact with the rest of society. This article presents the preliminary results of this research-action's first phase (analysis of case studies through semi- structured interviews) and highlights the main case studies in order to draw ergonomics of listening and empowering, that is, a better understanding of the key elements that make dialogue with young people possible or difficult, and of how this can influence institutional change.