‘Why haven’t I got one of those?’ A consideration regarding the need to protect non-participant children in early years research.
Richardson, T. (2019). ‘Why haven’t I got one of those?’ A consideration regarding the need to protect non-participant children in early years research. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 27(1), pp.5-14. This article explores the impact of research upon non-participant children.
But, what is a researcher?: Supporting informed consent with young children. By Laura Benton and Julia Truscott
You can download this case study as a pdf here. It is now common practice to seek children’s own consent for research participation, alongside (usually) that of a parent or guardian. This is advocated in the ERIC Charter and also represents
Arnott, L., Martinez-Lejarreta, L., Wall, K., Blaisdell, C., & Palaiologou, I. (2020). Reflecting on three creative approaches to informed consent with children under six. British Educational Research Journal, 46(4), pp.786-810. Abstract: In an era when children’s rights are paramount, there are
You can download this case study as a pdf here. Conducting research with young children is a complex process with many stakeholders and ethical considerations to navigate. One of the most enduring challenges we tend to encounter is how to engage