In this section, you will find a range of resources available to help you run your own youth-led heritage research project. 

Accreditation for young people

For information about the different types of accreditation opportunities available for young people taking part in research take a look at: 

  • Participative Democracy Certificateacknowledges and develops communication, decision-making and negotiation skills in the context of democratic engagement.
  • The Saltire Awards - celebrating and recognising the volunteering achievements of young people in Scotland.
  • Dynamic Youth Awards - a fun and engaging way to recognise and accredit young people’s achievements, they are externally quality assured by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.


  • Bibliography

    This bibliography contains information about the books, websites and articles used throughout this resource.

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