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Cody, Claire; D'Arcy, Kate – Child Care in Practice, 2019
This article draws attention to international evidence that highlights the value and challenges of promoting youth participation among and for young people affected by, or at risk of, sexual violence. The article draws on evidence from two pan-European projects that took place between 2013 and 2017 and aimed to give young people a voice in order…
Descriptors: Violence, Safety, Correlation, Disadvantaged
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Casado-Muñoz, Raquel; Lezcano-Barbero, Fernando; Baños-García, M. Esther – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
The administration of the Spanish State is based on a decentralised model consisting of 17 autonomous regions. Castilla y León represents the largest region in Spain and the third largest in the European Union. Our analysis of both national and regional (Castilla y León) legislation on the rights of children and youth with Specific Needs of…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Student Rights, Special Education, Student Needs
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Riddell, Sheila; Carmichael, Duncan – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 boosted the rights of parents of children with additional support needs (ASN) by improving access to information, instituting a Code of Practice and establishing new redress mechanisms such as the ASN Tribunal and independent mediation. More than a decade later, Scottish…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Educational Legislation, Civil Rights, Special Needs Students
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Anderson, Alida – SAGE Open, 2019
This article presents a critical policy overview of inclusive education and global citizenship education (GCED) and offers two innovative childhood education practices that support inclusion of children with disabilities through dimensions of physical and conceptual access, both noted implementation barriers to inclusive education across the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
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Munongi, Lucia; Pillay, Jace – Improving Schools, 2018
This study aimed to explore Grade 9 learners' perceptions on the extent to which rights and responsibilities are taught in the school curriculum. The sample consisted of 577 learners from 13 public, independent and independent-subsidised schools, randomly sampled from four Johannesburg education districts. Data were collected through a…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, School Districts, Curriculum Development, Statistical Analysis
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Osler, Audrey – Multicultural Education Review, 2018
Teachers across the globe engage in day-to-day struggles for justice, often with support from unions and community-led groups. Teacher narratives reveal opportunities for building an inclusive theory and practice of education for social justice. I profile one teacher, a third generation "zainichi" Korean permanent resident in Japan,…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Global Education, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries
Wertlieb, Donald – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
The science and practice of early childhood development now stands ready to address the needs and ensure the rights of infants and young children with disabilities and their families, among the most underserved and marginalized in all regions of the world. Synergies in global policies such as the "United Nations Convention on the Rights of…
Descriptors: Child Development, Infants, Toddlers, Childrens Rights
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Willems, Kurt; Vernimmen, Jonas – European Educational Research Journal, 2018
The aim of this article is to describe the human rights obligations a State bears in educational matters with concerns to the current influx of refugees. The right to education is a fundamental human right guaranteed by many international treaties. As a result, the impression may arise that everyone, not only legal citizens but also all those…
Descriptors: Refugees, Civil Rights, Access to Education, International Law
Boutros, Alexandria – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
One of the biggest criticisms of international law is the lack of effective enforcement, often compounded in human rights law by the system of treaty reservations that detracts from the main object and purpose of human rights protections. Ideally, once a country has ratified a treaty, it may create domestic law that provides an enforcement…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Access to Education, Law Enforcement, Childrens Rights
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Jokinen, Markku – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
Full participation is one of the general principles in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) for enabling the enjoyment of human rights. This concept cuts across all issues in the Convention, and is a specific obligation of states/parties that have ratified the Convention document. Other general principles…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Sustainability, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Lemke, Melinda; Zhu, Lei – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
The well-documented global economic disinvestment in schooling necessitates critical examination of policy discourses that influence educational systems and student learning. Situated within the critical policy studies tradition, the present study conducted a critical discourse analysis of the Donaldson Report (2015), a proposed comprehensive…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Childrens Rights, Access to Education
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Forde, Catherine; Horgan, Deirdre; Martin, Shirley; Parkes, Aisling – Journal of Educational Change, 2018
In Ireland there is progressive legislation on children's participation in the education system. The Education Act 1998 advocates that school boards should involve students in the school and establish student councils in second-level schools. Since the publication of this legislation progress on realising students' participation in schools has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Student Empowerment, School Policy
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Jadue Roa, Daniela Sofía; Whitebread, David; Gareca Guzmán, Benjamín – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2018
This article evidences the existing inter-relations between the rights perspective, the listening approach and participatory research with children, emphasising its contributions to the ECEC research field. Specifically, the contributions of visual participatory research in the field of early years transitions are discussed to illustrate the…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Foreign Countries, Participatory Research, Kindergarten
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Liljestrand, Johan – Religious Education, 2018
This paper explores the spatial and environmental conditions for democratic education in an interreligious project. The interreligious project provides a case for applying Dewey's concepts of experience and environment. Four kinds of experiences are presented: invited places-being a guest, common meeting points-shaping an interreligious…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Experience, Democratic Values, Educational Philosophy
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Oyero, Olusola; Salawu, Abiodun – SAGE Open, 2018
The "African common position" during the Special Session of United Nations (UN) General Assembly on children was that "Today's investment in children is tomorrow's peace, stability, security, democracy and sustainable development." However, the African child remains the most neglected species in the continent as millions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Media, Mass Media Role, Children
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