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Devine, Dympna; McGillicuddy, Deirdre – Oxford Review of Education, 2016
This paper foregrounds pedagogy in the realisation of children's rights to non-discrimination and serving their best interests, as articulated in the UNCRC. Drawing on a mixed methodological study of teachers in 12 schools it does so through exploring teacher pedagogies in terms of how they "think", "do" and "talk"…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Social Justice, Immigrants, Teaching Methods
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Ayele, Daniel Gebretsadik – Global Studies of Childhood, 2021
In Ethiopia, there have been significant legislative frameworks in order to protect the rights of children and reduce their vulnerability. However, many of the relevant child right instruments have not yet been implemented to a satisfying degree. The aim of this article is to understand the challenges that impede the effectiveness of child rights…
Descriptors: Barriers, Childrens Rights, Social Work, Caseworkers
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Couper-Kenney, Fiona; Riddell, Sheila – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2021
Recently, as a result of international treaties and domestic legislation, children's rights have moved to centre stage. In Scotland, under the terms of the Education (Scotland) Act 2016, those with additional support needs and disabilities (ASND) enjoy enhanced and legally enforceable rights, described by the Scottish Government as the most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Students with Disabilities, Childrens Rights, Access to Education
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, 2017
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions on the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and the education rights of children and youth in homeless situations, based on the amendments made by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, which took effect on October 1, 2016. The answers are general responses based on federal statutes,…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Federal Legislation, Civil Rights, Guidance
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Shin, Jaran; Sailors, Misty; McClung, Nicola; Hoffman, James V.; Pearson, P. David; Kaambankadzanja, Davie; Mwale, Liveness – Literacy, 2020
Children in low-income, postcolonial countries such as Malawi have few opportunities with quality reading materials that promote independence as readers. In this study, we argue that access to locally produced text relevant to linguistic and cultural contexts is a fundamental human right for children throughout the world. Situating this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Information, Books, Childrens Rights
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Öztürk, Ayse; Dogan, Gülay Özdemir – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate Effective Children's Rights Education (ECRE) from the perspectives of classroom teachers who are experts in children's rights education (TECR). The data were collected through focus group interview method in this research designed as a case study. The sample of the study consists of six qualified…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Teacher Attitudes, Expertise, Elementary School Teachers
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Rouse, Sharon E.; Jones, Rose B.; Walker, David W. – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2020
This article describes the inclusion challenge children with special needs face on playgrounds and public parks with universal design guiding the rights of children both with and without special needs to have play opportunities. This study evaluated 68 public school elementary playgrounds to determine whether they met Section 502 guidelines for…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Students with Disabilities, Inclusion, Playgrounds
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Mapuranga, Barbra; Dumba, Oswald; Musodza, Blessing – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study investigated the impact of Inclusive Education (IE) on the rights of children with Intellectual Disabilities in schools around Chegutu. The qualitative case study method was used for the research. Questionnaires and interviews were used to collect data from schools around Chegutu. Random sampling was used to choose the sample group from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Student Rights
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Ferguson, Lucinda – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2021
This article draws on the impact of the ongoing pandemic to highlight the failure of the English legal regime to adequately protect children's right to education, particularly equal access to education by especially vulnerable children. I first outline key domestic and international legislative provisions positioned as securing children's and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Ozmen, Suna Kaymak; Ocal, Tugba; Ozmen, Ahmet – Education 3-13, 2014
Recently, children's rights issue has taken attention. In this study, main purpose was to investigate the utilisation and knowledge level of 4th and 5th grade primary school students after children's rights training. The participants of this survey study were selected randomly from 10 schools. Results indicated that students had the chance to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, Childhood Attitudes, Elementary School Students
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Brantefors, Lotta; Quennerstedt, Ann – Cogent Education, 2016
The study presented in this paper is a research synthesis examining how issues relating to the teaching and learning of children's human rights have been approached in educational research. Drawing theoretically on the European Didaktik tradition, the purpose of the paper is to map and synthesise the educational interest in children's rights…
Descriptors: Synthesis, Literature Reviews, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods
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Quennerstedt, Ann; Quennerstedt, Mikael – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2014
This paper aims to explore and develop a theoretical approach for children's rights research in education formed through an encounter between the sociology of childhood and John Dewey's educational theory. The interest is mainly methodological, in the sense that the primary ambition of the investigation is to suggest a fruitful and useful…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Childrens Rights, Educational Sociology, Investigations
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Çitil, Mahmut – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2020
This study aims to illustrate the effectiveness of the programme of informative parent training which is about the rights of families of children with special educational needs (SEN), and which is presented via the direct instruction method. The research was designed in a semi-experimental model consisting of a single group pre-test and post-test…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Program Effectiveness, Special Needs Students, Students with Disabilities
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Togrulca, Harika Sükriye; Uzunkol, Ebru – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2021
This study aims to examine the Life Studies Curricula which have been adopted since the proclamation of the Republic in terms of children's rights. The 1936, 1948, 1968, 1998, 2009, 2015, and 2018 curricula were examined for this purpose. The study was designed in accordance with the scanning model. The data was collected and analyzed through…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Civil Rights, Child Safety, Child Development
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Lee-Hammond, Libby; Jackson-Barrett, Elizabeth – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
This paper presents a framework for what we consider are essential elements for realising the linguistic rights of Indigenous children in the twenty-first century. The global impacts of colonisation on various Indigenous communities have resulted in loss of cultural practices, knowledge and loss of languages. This framework points to ways forward…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Childrens Rights, Language Minorities
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