Authors: Amnesty International First Steps was originally written as a manual for teachers and others who work with young people and who want to introduce human rights in their educational practices. This adapted version was developed using principles of peer education, to enable young people between the ages of 15 – 25 to teach other […]
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Authors: Amnesty International This manual is for teachers and educators in Africa who work with young peopleboth in formal and non-formal educational environments and who want to introducehuman rights in their teaching practices. It is designed as a basic introduction, withadvice on methodology, activities for older and younger children and ideas foraction. The approach stresses […]
Authors: Amnesty International Illustrated throughout with case studies from the Human Rights Friendly Schools Network, the guide provides information and tools to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate a school’s journey to becoming human rights friendly. It offers practical suggestions for schools around the world to make human rights a viable part of their curricula, teaching […]
Authors: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Office for Democratic Institutions and Human RightsCrimes motivated by prejudice, also known as hate crimes or bias crimes, occur all over the world. Respect and equal rights for all are necessary foundations to any stable society. Crimes motivated by prejudice against people because of their identity are […]
Authors: OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority Recognizing that the context may vary in every country, or even in individual classrooms, this document provides educators with a general overview of common manifestations of contemporary anti-Semitism, as well as with some key educational […]
Authors: Cape Breton University Children’s Rights Centre’s A new children’s rights colouring book “Color it Rights” was developed by Cape Breton University Children’s Rights Centre’s to teach children aged 4-7 about their rights. Each picture in “Color it Rights” represents an article of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). There […]
“If we set out to educate people about religions, then there are some basic principles which need to be followed in devising appropriate methods for learning and teaching. One methodology which uses such principles is the interpretive approach”.
Authors: Robert JacksonRobert Jackson’s interpretive approach to learning about religions is well-known for its sensitivity to individual differences and to diversity within religious traditions. Here is a short account of the interpretive approach, including references to some of Jackson’s publications on this topic.
Authors: Robert Jackson In making the original text of my book Religious Education: an Interpretive Approach available on the European Wergeland Centre website, I hope that some of its ideas will be helpful and stimulating for those working to increase public religious literacy, which I regard as a worthwhile activity in itself, and also of […]