This module highlights the many benefits a Human Rights Friendly School can offer to individuals and society. Use the story of “The Boy with Two Eyes” and our interactive Camping-Out situation cards to discuss diversity and difference in the classroom.
Through this module’s fun activities, students get an opportunity to voice their opinions, listen to and respect others’ views and work together as equals – all tasks that instil the spirit of Human Rights Education!
This introductory module explores the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its importance in daily school life. Discover the rights and responsibilities of each stakeholder(especially teachers!) in an inclusive learning environment.
How human rights friendly is your school? Which areas of school life require human rights related attention? What is the level of human rights friendliness that your school aspires towards?
These are some of the important questions that our self-assessment tool helps you - the teachers and school management - to answer. Based on your self-assessment of your school, we help you build vision statements and action plans to strengthen your school's path towards human rights friendliness.
A Human Rights Friendly School is rooted in 10 principles which are derived from international human rights standards, norms & instruments, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). These principle strengthen the thoughts and actions of every member of the school community. They are the foundation for the four key areas of school life: Curriculum, Relationships, Environment and Governance.
4 areas of school life: the domains
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