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Osler, Audrey; Solhaug, Trond – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
We report on the development of an instrument to measure attitudes to children's human rights and diversity in schools. It was developed to investigate perceptions of human rights and diversity among students and then teachers in two contrasting areas of Norway. The instrument draws on human rights standards articulated in the United Nations…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Pluralism
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Lo, Yan Lam; Leung, Yan Wing; Yuen, Wai Wa – Intercultural Education, 2015
From 2009 to 2011, the authors launched the Basic Law Education Project: Education for Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Hong Kong. This article focuses on a subset of the overarching data-set and discusses the findings that resulted from a comparative analysis of two participating schools. A survey was deployed to assess the extent to which a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Student Rights, Secondary School Students
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Boyle, Christopher; Topping, Keith; Jindal-Snape, Divya – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2013
This study investigated the attitudes of secondary teachers to inclusion in schools. Three hundred and ninety-one teaching and management-level staff from 19 mainstream and 6 special schools in one local authority in Scotland completed a survey. Overall, teaching staff were pro-inclusion, conditional on adequate support and resources. There was a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion
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I'Anson, John – Education Inquiry, 2011
This paper begins by considering some of the performative dilemmas associated with the enactment of children's rights by adults. In particular, it is argued that the mobilisation of children's rights often tends to involve multiple forms of "complexity reduction" (Osberg and Biesta, 2010), the net effect of which is to limit children's…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Films, Information Technology, Educational Environment