International Human Rights Day is coming up on 10th December – a good time to celebrate the liberties enjoyed by UK citizens and to contrast them with the oppression suffered by many around the world.
ACT has teamed up with Teachit Citizenship and we want to get involved by rewarding you for your teaching resources that you have made on the theme of human rights.
As the crisis in Syria continues, much the recent argument between those nations who are concerned about the fighting has been about the moral and legal use of certain weapons. These are complex matters yet of great interest to students. Go to the British Red Cross pages for some really good ideas about discussing these matters.
The purpose of this training module is to find out about the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Rights Respecting School Award and how children’s learning about their rights is integral to citizenship education within a whole school context. This module can be downloaded here. CHILDREN'S RIGHTS
Junior urgent actions are monthly appeals which have been specially designed for young people aged 7-11 working with the help of an adult (usually a parent or teacher). The actions are part of Amnesty's worldwide letter-writing campaign on behalf of victims of human rights violations.