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ERIC Number: ED461524
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 284
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 1-871440-03-3
ISSN: N/A
The Rights of the Child Set: Topic Books for 8-13 Year-Olds.
United Nations Children's Fund, London (England).; Save the Children, London (England).
This set of guides introduces teachers and students to the "UN Convention on the Rights of the Child." The set features a teacher's handbook and project books on participation, provision, and protection. Topic webs from these three books are used to illustrate the teaching of these materials. "Teachers' Handbook: Teaching the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child" (Second Edition) contains: (1) "Summary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child"; (2) "The Project Books"; (3) "Children's Rights in the Curriculum" (the National Curriculum, the Northern Ireland Curriculum and the Scottish Curriculum); (4) "Education for Citizenship"; (5) "Using the Convention for Whole School Policies"; (6) "Suggestions for Inset Sessions To Introduce the Convention"; (7) "An Introduction to SCF and UNICEF"; (8) "A Short History of Children's Rights"; and (9) "The Text of the Convention." Each book is "A Project To Introduce the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to 8-13 Year-Olds.""The Whole Child (The Participation Articles)" focuses on those articles that cover the child's participation in his/her own development (rights of play, education, culture, and expression). There are seven units, as well as a topic web, an introduction, and "The Articles of the Convention." The units include: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Identity"; (3) "Childhood"; (4) "Education"; (5) "Culture, Religion, and Language"; (6) "Play and Leisure"; and (7) "Freedom of Speech and Opinion.""It's Our Right (The Provision Articles)" focuses on care, nutritious food, clean water, and health services as the most basic rights of all. The book is divided into seven units: (1) "The Family and the State"; (2) "Parentless Children"; (3) "Children with Disabilities"; (4) "Nutritious Food"; (5) "Clean Water"; (6) "Health Care and Education"; and (7) "Standard of Living.""Keep Us Safe (The Protection Articles)" deals with protection of the child from abuse, neglect, violence, and exploitation. There are six "Units," as well as a "Topic Web," an "Introduction," and "The Articles of the Convention." The units include: (1) "Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation"; (2) "Child Labor"; (3) "Discrimination"; (4) "Children and the Law"; (5) "Armed Conflict"; and (6) "Refugees." The books feature resource lists and world maps. (EH)
Save the Children, 17 Grove Lane, London S35 8RD England (14 British pounds). E-mail: publications@scfuk.org.uk.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, London (England).; Save the Children, London (England).
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child