Between 8 September and 20 October, 2014 the Political Studies Association (PSA) and the PSA’s Parliaments and Legislatures Specialist Group organised a series of workshops in schools and universities across the UK asking young people to explore how youth engagement can be enhanced through digital means. Read the Storyfy of the workshops:
On 17th November 2014, 26 students showcased their ideas to an audience of young people, digital experts and academics in Parliament, before “Hardcopy or ?” concluded with an interactive vote from the audience for the best overall idea:
The build up to the event was exciting:
Here is how the "Hardcopy or " unfolded on the day... The event began with students exhibiting their ideas to the audience with posters they had designed:
Then the audience took their seats in the Attlee Suite, Portcullis House.
Each winning idea from the regional workshops was presented to the audience in a 1 minute pitch. This was then followed by questions from the floor and the panel.