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This study was commissioned to inform the development of the National Set of Child Well-Being Indicators and explicitly designed to reflect Goal One of the National Children's Strategy (2000), that of giving children a voice in matters that affect them. The design of this Study, which used photography as a core method, incorporated individual level data collection and group level data analysis and feedback with 266 children aged 12-18 years. The findings of this study demonstrated the breadth of perspective that children have on well-being; the centrality of inter-personal relationships with family and friends (including school friends); the importance of pets and animals in their lives and the value of activities or things to do.

 
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