Course Overview

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Welcome and course overview
  • 2

    Intro to School PB

    • Overview
    • Participatory Budgeting
    • Participatory budgeting in schools
    • The PB cycle
    • Where has school PB been done?
    • Principles of school PB
  • 3

    Benefits of School PB

    • Overview
    • More Responsive Schools, More Impactful Spending
    • Voice, Agency, and Power: Tools of Engaged Youth
    • What do students think about PB?
  • 4

    Designing the process

    • Overview
    • Key participants in school PB
    • Comparing design choices in two PB processes
    • Identify the budget
    • Put together budget details
    • Identify the PB Committee
    • A high level presentation of stakeholders and design decisions
    • Write the Rules of PB for your school
    • Check-in: Principles of PB in the Design Phase
    • Downloadable resources
  • 5

    Evaluating PB

    • Overview
    • Why evaluation matters
    • Best practices for evaluating PB
    • Participation evaluations
    • Impact evaluations
    • Process evaluations
    • Example evaluation surveys for the PB Committee
  • 6

    Collecting ideas

    • Overview
    • Why idea collection matters
    • Planning idea collection
    • Check-in: principles of PB in idea collection
    • Downloadable resources
  • 7

    Developing proposals

    • Overview
    • Why proposal development matters
    • Planning Proposal Development
    • Engaging stakeholders
    • Ways to engage stakeholders
    • Check-in: principles of PB in proposal development
    • Downloadable resources
  • 8

    Voting

    • Overview
    • Why the PB vote matters
    • Planning the Vote
    • Ballot design
    • Check-in: principles of PB in voting
    • Downloadable resources
  • 9

    Implementing winning projects

    • Overview
    • Why Implementation Matters
    • Planning Implementation
    • Check-in: principles of PB in project implementation
    • Downloadable resource
  • 10

    Putting together your plan

    • Overview
    • PB Coordinator Planning
    • Create your timeline
  • 11

    Beyond the basics: PB for learning outcomes & problem-solving

    • Overview
    • PB & Civic Learning
    • Using Themes to Focus PB on Problem-Solving
    • PB and Arts