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Hughes, Vanessa – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
As a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, enshrined in national legislation, all children in the UK have the right to education. In the everyday life of schools, this human rights framework must often be balanced with other policies, such as immigration and securitisation ones. Teachers are expected to police membership…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, English Language Learners
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Svennevig, Hans; Jerome, Lee; Elwick, Alex – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
Governments around the world have developed a range of policy approaches for countering violent extremism (CVE) in education. In this article we review a United Kingdom (UK) government website offering a library of resources (Educate Against Hate), evaluating the extent to which it is consistent with human rights principles. Whilst the advice,…
Descriptors: Violence, Civil Rights, Victims, Personal Autonomy
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Zanatta, Francesca – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
Inspired by Audrey Osler's call for the development of novel approaches to intersectionality in human rights education praxis, this article presents an undergraduate module on Children's Rights, examining processes of teaching and learning about rights through the topic of Relationships and Sex Education (RSE). The module, designed for future…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Childrens Rights, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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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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Jerome, Lee; Liddle, Anna; Young, Helen – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
This article reports on research in three secondary schools in England where students were engaged in deliberative discussion of controversial issues. The teaching resources used illustrated rights-based dilemmas and the data analysis focused on the nature of the talk and the types of knowledge the students drew upon to inform their discussions.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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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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Kasa, Tuija; Rautiainen, Matti; Malama, Mia; Kallioniemi, Arto – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
This article discusses democracy and human rights education (DHRE) in Finnish teacher education, drawing on existing literature, curricula and a survey of student teachers' perceptions. Earlier studies suggested that DHRE in Finnish teacher education is unsystematic, implicit, and dependent on the teacher's individual interests. These studies…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Democracy, Foreign Countries, Student Teachers
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Hartley, Lisa; Fleay, Caroline; Pedersen, Anne; Cook, Alison; Jeram, Alenka – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
This paper evaluates a short school-based intervention run by Australian Red Cross, designed to reduce children's prejudice towards asylum seekers. A total of 121 children aged between 10 to 12 in four schools in Perth, Western Australia, completed questionnaires at Time 1 (pre-intervention), Time 2 (immediately after the intervention), and Time 3…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Refugees, Foreign Countries
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Moinipour, Shabnam – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
The Islamic Republic of Iran is obliged to respect the right to education under international human rights law and has made legal commitments to conform to the 1966 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Drawing on the framework developed by former Special…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Rights, Children, Treaties
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Moinipour, Shabnam – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
Iran, as a United Nations member state, has made moral and legal commitments to conform to international human rights standards, including the 1966 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which address the right to education. This article reviews Iran's…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Islam, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
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Pyy, IIda – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
This paper argues that political compassion is a necessary disposition for engaging with human rights principles and combatting social injustices such as racial discrimination. Drawing from Martha Nussbaum's theory of political emotions, the paper concentrates on the need to understand compassion as connected to cognition and practical reasoning.…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Altruism, Political Attitudes
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Dansholm, Kerenina K. – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
This paper is a case study of student discussions of rights and responsibilities, which contributes to filling the existing knowledge gap on the topic. Tenth grade majority students who participated in three group discussions on inclusive citizenship spoke of rights as belonging to the majority or to the minoritised Other. In line with earlier…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Social Justice, Citizenship, Case Studies
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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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Struthers, Alison E. C. – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
This article brings together two distinct but interrelated fields: human rights education (HRE) and safeguarding. It endeavours to show that the former can be beneficial for the efficacy of the latter. By extending an argument put forward recently that for HRE to be effective it must enable children to recognise and respond to lived human rights…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Child Safety, Civil Rights, Foreign Countries
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Adami, Rebecca – Human Rights Education Review, 2021
Epistemic injustice in human rights education (HRE) can be found in a colonial historical trajectory of human rights that rests on accounts of western agency only. Such narratives overshadow the legacy of Indian and Pakistani freedom fighters and Latin American feminists who negotiated human rights against colonial, patriarchal and racist…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Racial Bias, Epistemology
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