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Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2020
The International Human Rights Program was established by the Faculty of Law in 1987 with a mission to advance the field of international human rights law. The program first offered experiential learning opportunities for students through summer internships and volunteer working groups. This report concerns events surrounding the decision by the…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Academic Freedom, Law Schools, Personnel Selection
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Foley, William J., Jr. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2021
Human Rights Education exists as an implementing entity of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Scholars such as Andre Keet and others have criticized the dissemination of universal rights through education because it covets Western ideology over local ethical and epistemological constructs. Using Tibbitts' revised typologies of Human Rights…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Educational Change, Critical Theory, Teaching Methods
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O'Meara,Gregory J. – Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership, 2019
Gillian Hadfield's astute Rules for a Flat World proposes a private market solution to rule-making because the current legislative or regulatory framework no longer meets the needs of a fast-paced digital economy. Further, lawyers have largely priced themselves out of the reach of many who would benefit from their services. By laying out…
Descriptors: Books, Authors, Human Dignity, Civil Rights
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Isenström, Lisa – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2022
Framed by a Foucauldian governmentality perspective, this article shows teachers' different rights-teaching mentalities active in human rights education for children. The article draws on observation and interview data from fieldwork in three Year 1 classes in Swedish primary schools. In the holistic approach adopted, rights-learning is understood…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Childrens Rights, Foreign Countries, Civil Rights
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Reid, Luke; Parekh, Gillian; Lattanzio, Robert – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2020
The Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) process has been long established within Ontario special education practice and provincial legislation. Borne out of advocacy for advancing the right to education for children with disabilities, the IPRC process is now being critically explored as to whether the process itself creates an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Students with Disabilities, Disability Identification
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Becker, Anne – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
The aim of this paper is to search for possibilities to change the terms and content of conversations on colonial/decolonial human rights education. The content of conversations consists of what we know about human rights. The terms of conversations are the principles, assumptions, and rules of knowing in human rights education. The terms and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Course Content, Teaching Methods, Ethnocentrism
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Obiagu, Adaobiagu; Nwaubani, Okechukwu – Human Rights Education Review, 2020
Human rights promotion continues to elude Nigeria, despite the many human rights instruments ratified and the various human rights initiatives taken. The key question behind this paper is: Why is human rights behaviour poor and human rights violations high despite numerous measures to address these issues? To examine this, the study investigates…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Social Justice, Social Studies, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Donnelly, Caitlin; McAuley, Clare; Lundy, Laura – School Leadership & Management, 2021
International human rights instruments provide a legal basis for an agreed set of human values globally. These 'values' are expected to underpin the purposes and content of education. This paper aims to explore how compliance with human rights instruments and values is balanced by educational leaders in Northern Ireland where diverse…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, School Administration, Compliance (Legal), Educational Policy
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Devonald, Megan; Jones, Nicola; Guglielmi, Silvia; Seager, Jennifer; Baird, Sarah – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
Human rights education in humanitarian settings provides an opportunity for adolescent refugees to understand and exercise their human rights, respect the rights of others, and gain active citizenship skills. This paper examines non-formal education programmes and the extent to which they embed education "about," "through" and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Refugees, Adolescents, Nonformal Education
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Choleva, Nassia; Lenakakis, Antonis; Pigkou-Repousi, Myrto – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
This paper supports the contention that the methodologies of human rights education and educational drama share a common ground and that that the three fundamental dimensions of human rights education (HRE) (learning about, through and for human rights) can be addressed through drama. Our quantitative research is focused on an educational drama…
Descriptors: Drama, Civil Rights, Inservice Teacher Education, Teacher Workshops
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Ismaila, Suleiman – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2020
The study investigated the availability of reformation programmes for prisoners in North-West Nigeria. Descriptive survey was adopted as the design for the study. The population comprised the entire prison inmates, prison officials, lawyers and human rights activists (stakeholders) in the North West Nigeria (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Rehabilitation, Stakeholders
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Erol, Hüseyin – African Educational Research Journal, 2021
Human rights are necessary and compulsory for all people irrespective of language, religion, race, gender or sect. Learning about these rights begins within family and continues in school formally. Human rights education is necessary for values of human rights to pass from theory to practice. The rights given to people or groups with certain…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Social Studies, Curriculum, Textbooks
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Adiela, Obraori Nmabunwa Peters; Achinewhu, Chinuru – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2021
Children, just like every human, are entitled to rights which have been described by some as fundamental and inalienable to human existence. The right to education is one of such rights and is essential in the development of man and his society. Disability stands as a major hindrance in the actualization of the right to education of children in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Student Rights, Students with Disabilities
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Drazenovich, George; Mazur, Dylan – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2022
Canada is experiencing an upward surge in international migration, driving an overall population increase that is the second-largest in Canadian history [Smith, S. (2018). International migration to Canada reached record levels in second quarter of 2018. Canada Immigration Newsletter. Retrieved September 27, 2018, from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Higher Education, Equal Education
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Gillett-Swan, Jenna K.; Lundy, Laura – Oxford Review of Education, 2022
Schools present a unique context for the generation and resolution of conflicts of human rights. While the conflicts that arise are many and various, a default response appears to be the prioritisation of the rights of the majority. Hence the rights of the many then trump the rights of the few. However, the intersection of multiple stakeholders,…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Conflict Resolution, Student Behavior, Conflict
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