The revised version of "COMPASS - Manual for Human Rights Education with Young People" has recently been published in English by the Council of Europe. It provides youth leaders, teachers and facilitators of human rights education activities, whether professional or volunteers, with concrete ideas and practical activities to engage, involve and motivate young people in living, learning and acting for human rights.
The Norwegian translation of Bookmarks- A manual for combating hate speech online through human rights education. The manual is developed by the Youth department of the Council of Europe as part of the No Hate Speech Movement campaign. It consists of 21 activities tailored for a classroom setting. The aim of these activities is to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for young people to become active democratic citizens online. Rather than protecting young people against hate speech, the campaign seeks to empower them to recognize and speak up against hate speech- and for human rights- online as well as offline.
This teaching resource (in German) polis aktuell focusing on children´s rights serves to familiarize teachers with the basic concepts of children´s rights and provides background articles (e.g. about the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child), methodologies and practical activities on children rights.
This pack has been designed to tackle racism towards Gypsy, Roma and Travellers; it contains a variety of visual, auditory and kinaesthetic activities suitable for students from Key stage 2 to adult. Each activity has been marked with estimated timings, but durations will obviously vary according to the pupil’s ability.
Illustrated throughout with case studies from the Human Rights Friendly Schools Network, the guide provides information and tools to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate a school’s journey to becoming human rights friendly. It offers practical suggestions for schools around the world to make human rights a viable part of their curricula, teaching methodology and broader learning environment that has a lasting impact not just on students, but also on their wider communities.
In the framework of "National Strategies" a series of booklets called "Moving forward together: Raising Gypsy, Roma and Traveller achievement" was launched to support schools in promoting the progress and achievement of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils and to give essential background information for those involved in the teaching of these pupils.