10 Engaging and educating young people in sustainable development: communicating research findings and planning practice in an active learning environment
This apple metaphor is used as an interactive learning activity with children and young people. The activity captures the attention of the participants and makes clear the reasons why sustainable land revitalization matters. The apple metaphor also represents the focus of this chapter, which explores mechanisms for the engagement of children and young people as stakeholders in important policy issues through undertaking specifi c forms of research and engagement activity. The chapter highlights how these engagement activities can be used to facilitate policy implementation and the communication of research fi ndings.