SpeakUp Projects are part of the Ministry of Education’s Student Voice strategy. Student Voice aims to promote student engagement and success in Ontario’s schools by listening to and learning from students.
The SpeakUp Projects program provides funding to help you, the students, lead projects that make a difference in your school, have your voices heard and take action. Student-led project teams can submit proposals to the ministry for evaluation.
SpeakUp Project proposals can take many different forms, including starting a club, hosting an assembly or opening a school garden. Students in grades 7-12 at publicly funded schools are encouraged to develop proposals with the potential to have a lasting impact in their school community.
SpeakUp Projects also support the government’s Achieving Excellence: A Renewed Vision for Education in Ontario through skill development, creation of a responsive environment and inclusion of students.
Here are a few examples of SpeakUp projects. Students have:
This is your chance to take action and create the changes you want to see in your school or community!
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