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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
UNICEF, 2015
Education is a human right. The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognize the essential role education plays in human and social development. As stated in article 26 of the Declaration, "Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Civil Rights, Role of Education
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Nutbrown, Cathy – Research Papers in Education, 2013
This paper argues that, because young children's response to the world is primarily sensory and aesthetic, early years curriculum should give due attention to the arts. There is an urgent need to better conceptualise ways of working with young children in relation to the arts. The paper is based on three key and permeating ideas: first, that human…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Art Education, Childrens Rights, Individual Development
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Fenoglio, Rick; Taylor, William – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: Drawing upon concepts from Mezirow's transformative learning theory, this research investigated the process of perspective transformation in three purposively sampled youth sport coaches in the UK. Perspective transformation is the process by which adults revise their culturally defined frames of reference which have arisen out of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Learning Theories, Athletics
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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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Pillay, Jace – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2014
Adopting a social justice theoretical framework, the author proposes that the involvement of children in educational research is paramount. However, such involvement often exposes children to exploitation and a violation of their rights. As such, it is essential that all research involving children should be ethically sound. Hence, the purpose of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Ethics, Children
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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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Young, Susan; McKenzie, Margaret; Schjelderup, Liv; Omre, Cecilie; Walker, Shayne – Child Care in Practice, 2014
Working from practice experiences, Social Work educators from Aotearoa/New Zealand, Norway and Western Australia have developed a framework for child welfare work . The framework brings together the Rights of the Child, Community Development and Child Protection. This article describes the principles and theoretical underpinnings of this…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Foreign Countries, Child Safety, Social Work
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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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Sims, Margaret – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2015
Commonly, planning for children involves comparing what they know against a curriculum or learning framework which identifies what they should know. Early childhood educators are then expected to create learning opportunities to help fill the gap between these two extremes. In this paper I argue that such an approach does not honour the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights, Early Childhood 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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Hayes, Anne M.; Bulat, Jennae – RTI International, 2017
Having a disability can be one of the most marginalizing factors in a child's life. In education, finding ways to meet the learning needs of students with disabilities can be challenging, especially in schools, districts, regions, and countries with severely limited resources. Inclusive education--which fully engages all students, including…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Student Needs, Inclusion, Mainstreaming
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Herczog, Maria – European Journal of Education, 2012
"Securing the rights articulated in the Convention is an effective approach to improving the quality of early experiences." This article analyses early childhood education and care and child rights in early childhood and their relationship in the European Union. Both are primarily national competencies. The EU has limited access and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
Ensmann, Suzanne Y. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Systemic sustainable change does not happen overnight but begins with the diffusion of knowledge and changing of attitudes (Rogers, 2010). Additionally, games can educate while adjusting attitudes (Gee, 2008; Jones, 2008). For these reasons, this project designed a Digital Game-Based Learning (DGBL) prototype to teach about the basic human rights…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Educational Games, Computer Games, Civil Rights
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Palaiologou, Ioanna – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
Over the recent years there has been a shift in the field of early childhood research to involving young children in the research process. A vast body of literature [Evans, P., & Fuller, M. (1996). Hello. Who am I speaking to? Communicating with pre-school children in educational research settings. "Early Years," 17(1), 17-20; Clark,…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Educational Research, Children, Ethics
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