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ERIC Number: EJ1257604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0300-4279
Educational Aims of Rights Education in Primary School -- Zooming in on Teachers and Pupils in Two Classes
Quennerstedt, Ann
Education 3-13, v48 n5 p611-624 2020
The role of education in upholding and spreading human rights is widely recognised, but knowledge about actual rights education is limited. Drawing on north European didaktik theory, this article examines human rights teaching and learning of 8-9-year-old pupils in two Swedish classes, with a special interest in what teachers and pupils consider to be "the aim" of rights education -- what is to be achieved? Based on interviews with teachers and children and observed teaching and classwork, a shared conception between teachers and pupils focusing on knowledge about rights and ethical allegiance with rights is identified, but also some differences.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden
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