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Magnone, Soledad – Global Studies of Childhood, 2021
By 2015, one-third of internet users around the world were under the age of 18, almost half of which were living in the so-called 'Global South'. In light of this, literature from the field of children's online rights has become increasingly critical of the lack of engagement in internet governance discussions globally with the United Nations (UN)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, Children, Treaties
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Kükürtcü, Sevi Kent; Erkan, Nefise Semra – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2022
This study aims to investigate the effects of early childhood Children's Rights and Democracy Education on children's democratic behaviors. The study group consisted of a total of 53 children (28 experimental, 25 control) aged between 60-72 months, who were attending two kindergartens affiliated with the Directorate of National Education in…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Democracy, Democratic Values, Child Behavior
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Gaywood, Donna; Bertram, Tony; Pascal, Chris – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2020
This paper discusses some of the ethical issues encountered when involving refugee children in research. It draws on a study that aims to investigate how young Syrian refugee children experience Early Education, in one English local authority. This small-scale qualitative piece of research was developed in response to the deepening refugee crisis…
Descriptors: Refugees, Young Children, Childrens Rights, Ethics
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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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Macià-Gual, Aida; Domingo-Peñafiel, Laura – European Journal of Educational Research, 2021
Education faces barriers all over the world, which sometimes makes it difficult to look after children's rights and their individual development. Hence, society is clamoring for new practices, and different approaches are emerging, Montessori among them. Despite the fact that this approach was developed to attend to the poor strata, nowadays it is…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Child Development, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
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Novella-Cámara, Ana-María; Romero-Pérez, Clara; Melero, Héctor-S.; Noguera-Pigem, Elena – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2021
Children's policies at the local level stimulate initiatives in the municipalities to encourage child participation. In this article, we focus on the local political sphere as a space for the promotion of child participation and citizenship through digital mediation. It is in this immediate environment where the rights of children and adolescents…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Public Policy, Foreign Countries, Children
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Polatlar, Duygu Yalman; Oztabak, Muhammet Ü. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2021
Books introduce children to social life and provide them with the opportunity to expand their imaginary worlds. Pre-school children are influenced by books more than adults. Children can identify themselves with the heroes in the books and choose to act like them. Therefore, the features of the heroes in children's picture books, what they go…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Preschool Children, Childrens Rights, Childrens Literature
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Banko-Bal, Cagla; Guler-Yildiz, Tulin – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2021
This study investigates the attitudes, behaviors, and views about the rights of the child of early childhood education (ECE) teachers in Turkey. A mixed-method sequential transformative design was used, and 205 ECE teachers' attitudes towards children's rights were analyzed using a quantitative questionnaire. Ten of these ECE teachers were then…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Childrens Rights
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Lewis, Zoe – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2021
Using a post-structuralist framework, this article seeks to analyse the ways in which English early years curriculum policy has led to different constructions of young children. Although policy is often presented as being logical and factual, policy making can also be seen as a value-laden process in which meanings are socially constructed and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum, Educational Policy
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Arnott, Lorna; Martinez-Lejarreta, Loreain; Wall, Kate; Blaisdell, Caralyn; Palaiologou, Ioanna – British Educational Research Journal, 2020
In an era when children's rights are paramount, there are still few practical examples to guide us when seeking informed consent from children. This article therefore makes a significant contribution to the field by examining three practical approaches to negotiating informed consent with young children under 6 years old. We draw on researcher…
Descriptors: Informed Consent, Young Children, Research Projects, Participation
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Fevre, Ralph; Guimarães, Isabel; Zhao, Wei – Review of Education, 2020
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) is an important indicator of the increased global importance of education. It defines the goal of education at the level of the child rather than the state, the community or household. The requirement that each child be treated as an individual who can expect to see their 'personality, talents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, Children, Treaties
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Pang, Alfred Kah Meng – Journal of Religious Education, 2021
In contemporary theological research on childhood, there is considerable interest on the social agency of children. This interest is situated within a global concern for the dignity of children as complex human beings, propelled by the articulation of their participatory rights in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). This turn to…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Christianity, Social Justice, Children
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Hartley, Calum; Harrison, Nina; Shaw, John J. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
This study investigated how autism spectrum disorder (ASD) impacts children's ability to identify ownership from linguistic cues (proper nouns vs. possessive pronouns) and their awareness of ownership rights. In comparison to typically developing (TD) children matched on receptive language (M age equivalents: 53-56 months), children with ASD were…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Childrens Rights, Ownership
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Robinson, Carol; Quennerstedt, Ann; I'Anson, John – Curriculum Journal, 2020
This paper is concerned with the inclusion, exclusion and reshaping of articles within the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) as they are translated into English education legislation. The CRC comprises 54 articles aimed at outlining rights and freedoms for children and was ratified by the United Kingdom (UK) government in…
Descriptors: International Law, Childrens Rights, Foreign Countries, Treaties
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Skelton, Diana; Orcullo, Marjorie – Childhood Education, 2020
Around the world, children who grow up in poverty and children who grow up in middle-class homes rarely have opportunities to get to know one another. Tapori is a friendship network that seeks to make connections between disparate groups of children. Its newsletter shares true stories from the point of view of children living in challenging…
Descriptors: Friendship, Poverty Programs, Social Networks, Interpersonal Relationship
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