Human rights education in the school systems of Europe, Central Asia and North America: A compendium

Human rights education in the school systems of Europe, Central Asia and North America: A compendium

239-page PDF, “compendium of good practice [it] is a compilation of 101 examples of good practice in human rights education in primary schools,ssecondary schools and teacher training institutions … the term “human rights education” is often used in this resource in a broader sense, to also include education for democratic citizenship and education for mutual respect and understanding, which are all based on internationally agreed human rights standards. These three areas are seen as interconnected and essential within educational systems in order to prepare youth to be active, responsible and caring participants in their communities, as well as at the national and global levels … this book aims to support quality teaching in these areas and to inspire educational policymakers (those working in education ministries and local school boards) and administrators, teachers, teacher trainers, non-formal educators and all other interested actors, as well as to facilitate networking and the exchange of experience among education professionals.”

A companion website with additional examples and documents is available at http://bit.ly/2uUsv65

  • Format: pdf
  • Publisher: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)
  • Resource Release Date: 1/1/09
  • Topics: Administrator Resources, Comprehensive CRE Program Creation, CRE Practice Areas, and International Policy Examples
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