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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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Gillett-Swan, Jenna K.; Sargeant, Jonathon – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Approaches to conducting research with children afford them varying degrees of participatory power. Despite children's varying roles within research, more needs to be understood about the influences of unintentional power plays and, in particular, interactions between participant and non-participants on children's participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Participatory Research, Children
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Parkes, Aisling; Donson, Fiona – Child Care in Practice, 2018
Recent years have witnessed a gradual increase in international research on the effects of parental incarceration on families and prisoners both in the short, medium and long term. However, the rights of children with a parent in prison is a subject which, in the Irish context at least, has been ill considered to date by policy and law makers.…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Qualitative Research, Fathers
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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
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Haley, Keri; Allsopp, David; Hoppey, David – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2018
Advocating for your child with a disability can be a daunting task for any parent. When the parent is also a school district employee, determining whether advocacy could impact one's position as an employee becomes inherently problematic. Using a heuristic case study approach, this inquiry's intent is to understand the experiences, barriers, and…
Descriptors: Parents, Learning Disabilities, Parents as Teachers, School Districts
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Maguire, Lisa K.; Byrne, Bronagh; Kehoe, Susan – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
This paper provides an introduction to issues surrounding the participation rights of young people in research and the implications of their growing involvement in research as well as providing a discourse on the ethical implications related to consent. The unique contribution of this paper is that it considers children's rights in respect to the…
Descriptors: Evaluation Research, Informed Consent, Childrens Rights, Student Participation
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Dunhill, Ally – Education 3-13, 2018
The purpose of the article is to demonstrate how the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Rights Respecting Schools Award makes positive contributions to children's lives and experiences at school. Within the overall context of education as a right, the Award supports children to learn about their rights and the rights…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Citizenship Education, Student Experience, Elementary School Students
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Hemming, Peter J. – Ethnography and Education, 2018
Since the "Children Act 2004" in both England and Wales, schools are expected to give due attention to the issue of children's rights, particularly respect for the views of pupils in matters that affect them, as outlined in Article 12 of the UNCRC. However, one theme that has been relatively unexplored in the literature on children's…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Role of Religion, Freedom, Rural Schools
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Alipui, Nicholas; Gerke, Nicole – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2018
We are currently facing one of the largest and most complex refugee crises in modern times. Conflict and natural disasters have resulted in 22.5 million refugees worldwide, more than half are children. As the world struggles to respond to this massive displacement of people, how is this affecting child refugees' development and what is being done…
Descriptors: Refugees, Childrens Rights, Geographic Location, Geographic Distribution
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Costa, Conceição; Sousa, Carla; Rogado, José; Henriques, Sara – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2017
The United Nations (UN) Convention (1989) on the Rights of the Child changed the way children are viewed and treated worldwide. The Convention has been affecting governments, civil society and the private sector. ICT driven companies on the internet should not be an exception. According to Livingstone, Carr and Byrne (2015), Internet governance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Treaties, Childrens Rights, International Law
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Hareket, Erdem; Yel, Selma – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This study was carried out with the goal of investigation of perceptions and views which are related to children's rights of forth grade primary school students. The research was designed properly to qualitative research approach. This research was made with 156 4th grade students. In determining of the research group, criterion sampling technique…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Childhood Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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Zirbes, Laura – Childhood Education, 2017
Rights are statements of claim. The very conception of human rights cannot be understood without reference to the aggressive disposition to invade, violate, or override them. When socially sensitive leaders rise to the acceptance of these rights,... gradually such expressions of social conviction are either set aside due to some less idealistic…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights, Civil Rights, Early Childhood Education
National Academy of Education, 2017
This is a critical time to understand the benefits and risks of educational research using large data sets. Massive quantities of educational data can now be stored, analyzed, and shared. State longitudinal data systems can track individual students from pre-K through college and work. Districts and schools keep detailed data on individual…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Educational Research, Privacy, Student Rights
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