OECD's Centre for Educational Research and Innovations Series: What Does Child Empowerment Mean Today?

The OECD's latest report, "What Does Child Empowerment Mean Today? Implications for Education and Well-being," examines the evolving concept of child empowerment. Influenced by digitalization, globalization, climate change, and the COVID-19 pandemic, child empowerment is a growing policy aim in OECD countries.

This report highlights the need for a clear definition of child empowerment, showcasing examples of children participating in decision-making processes. It addresses children's emotional well-being, physical activity, and the role of schools in supporting relationships. The potential of media education to enhance empowerment is also emphasized, with a focus on ensuring equitable access to digital tools.