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Montgomery, Sarah E.; Miller, Wendy; Foss, Page; Tallakson, Denise; Howard, Maria – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
Teaching about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, is one way to support students' learning about issues of fairness. However, learning about this document is not enough. Students need to have experiences where they explore issues of justice and equity in order to learn about…
Descriptors: Art Education, Service Learning, Kindergarten, Civil Rights
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Varjo, Janne; Kalalahti, Mira; Silvennoinen, Heikki – Journal of School Choice, 2014
This article analyzes the ways in which the right to education and freedom of education are expressed in local school choice policies in Finland. We aim to discover the elements that form democratic iterations on the right to education and freedom of education by contrasting their manifestations in three local institutional spaces for parental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Educational Policy, Civil Rights
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Spry, Nandila; Marchant, Teresa – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2014
Gender equity and the empowerment of women is a significant international issue. Successful adult education programs are vital to enhance women's situation. Lessons learned from a personal development program provided for thousands of women are analysed. The program is conducted by community service providers in Australia and internationally, with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individual Development, Females, Empowerment
Bourne, R.; Gundara, J.; Dev, A.; Ratsoma, N.; Rukanda, M.; Smith A.; Birthistle, U. – 1997
This project is the result of a three year study of a sample of secondary schools in Botswana, India, Northern Ireland, and Zimbabwe. The study is backed up by longer interviews with students, teachers, and administrators, an audit of the curriculum, a review of educational materials, and an examination of the teacher education available. A…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Classroom Techniques, Foreign Countries, Interviews