This guide examines how schools and universities can work together with their local communities to promote democracy in society based on the principles of Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC), a concept developed by the Council of Europe.
Current thinking and practice in the education sector are presented in this book. It discusses key issues and challenges in rights-based approaches and provides a framework of strategies and actions necessary to translate children's right to education and rights within education into legislation, policies and programmes.
This resource has some stories and dilemmas which may be used by primary or secondary practitioners. Each story has a theme linked to moral character (explicit in the title) and may be utilized to encourage children to make the right decision in certain dilemmas. Each story can be used with a particular year group or in whole school situations such as Key Stage, Phase or Whole School assemblies.
This document, intended for officials and staff members of the European Union (EU), provides tools and resources to protect the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. It seeks to enhance the EU’s capacity to proactively address cases of human rights violations against LGBT people and structural causes behind these violations.
"Difficult Dialogue in the Classroom: A resource to give teachers the skills to manage difficult dialogue in the classroom" consists of a pedagogical document with practical tools to help teacher facilitate discussion on contentious issues with their students
This project documentation not only gives you a detailed description of the framework, aims, approach and activities of the project: “ARTiculating Values: Youngsters act in EuroMed. A creative initiative for interreligious
dialogue and a peoples connecting value debate”, but also contains information on Augusto Boal and the Theatre of the Oppressed, articles and recommendations by experts related to the topic as well as useful exercises that can be used in schools and heterogeneous groups.
The Justice and Fairness teaching resource allows students to explore issues of fairness and justice through the lense of international humanitarian law or the “laws of war”. This resource helps students see the bigger picture in conflict situations and approach controversial issues through different perspectives.
This four-page brochure summarises lessons learned from the "Rights Education Action Programme" (REAP) around engaging new target groups. REAP is a non-formal international human rights education initiative led by Amnesty International Norway and implemented for ten years in ten countries around the world. These lessons are: working with new target groups contributes to building a culture of human rights for all peoples; human rights education can be a successful way to engage new target groups for action on human rights issues; engaging marginalised groups through human rights education can lead to their empowerment.