Ethics in Participatory Research with Children

Project duration: 01/06/2022 - 30/05/2025 (since 01/10/2022 at ASH Berlin)

Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Katrin Velten

Project co-responsible: Prof. Dr. Birgit Hüpping (University of Education Ludwigsburg)


In the interdisciplinary network, 15 researchers from Germany, Switzerland and the UK focus on
(1) the development and elaboration of ethical guidelines for participatory research with children, with a special focus on the framework conditions of (German) primary schools
(2) the development of professionalisation perspectives of adult researchers for conducting participatory research with children
(3) the reflexive conceptualisation of the research activities of researching children and their empowerment for participatory research.

The three-year network period will end with a transdisciplinary conference on the topic of "Ethics in participatory research with children", at which the network's internal discussion will be opened up to an interantional audience of experts.

Funding: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) - 501073942

Conferences: Transdisciplinary final conference of the network - "Ethics in participatory research with children".
13-14 November 2024

Keywords: research ethics, participatory research with children, research competences