During this participatory video project, a group of young people from Oxfordshire explored what it means to them to live in a democratic country and what young people can do to act for change. After they had learned how to plan and shoot a video, they asked themselves and other youth on the streets of Oxford: if you were a change maker, what would you change in our society?
A group of formerly homeless people, students and staff members of two NGOs took on the challenge to document what it is like to be homeless in Oxford, the least affordable city in the UK. The team used action research and participatory video techniques to explore the diversity of causes of homelessness, the complexity of people’s struggles and how to break down harmful stereotyping.
This article forms one of the chapters ina new book by ESOL Nexus about the role of language in the integration of migrants. This chapter, by InsightShare senior trainer Sara Asadullah, reports on the use of participatory video to explore perspectives of learners in relation to learning English. Using InsightShare's unique monitoring and evaluation process which integrates participatory video with the most significant change approach, Sara helped the groups share, select and analyse stories of most significant change that represented what they value most about the programme.
In May-June 2014, the University of East Anglia invited InsightShare to conduct a training programme in participatory video facilitation for its researchers engaged in the ESRC-funded 'Conservation, Markets and Justice Research Programme'. A two-stage training and mentoring programme was developed for the researchers coming from the UK, Tanzania, Bolivia and China. The training was delivered in Norwich, UK and Kilwa District, Tanzania.
A participatory video made by the London Refugee Women's Forum: sharing their stories of the asylum process, representing their campaign against destitution amongst asylum seekers, and documenting their visit to parliament.
A participatory video made by women from 11 different countries living in the UK, attending ESOL classes through the Welcome to the UK project, by Learning Unlimited. They made this film in order to send advice and encouragement to other women in Bangladesh waiting to emigrate to the UK.
Created by 6 young people from Oxford to document the fabulous Playday in Florence Park. Commissioned by the organisers, the Participation and Play Team, who aim to educate families and encourage outdoor play.