Human Rights Here and Now: Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This book is a tool for bringing the UDHR into the lives of people in the United States: kindergartens and unions, Scout troops and senior citizens centers, religious organizations and prison programs. It provides background information, ideas for taking action, and interactive exercises to help people learn about human rights. Get the curriculum here
Curriculum resources from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus. - Go to the site
The World As It Could Be - Human Rights Education Program is an outgrowth of a series of successful initiatives carried out since 2006 to educate and inspire youth and adults to further human rights for all people. These initiatives have used the creative arts to deepen learning about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR); they have also given participating youth the voice to teach their peers and adults about the importance of the UDHR concepts.
Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center - Free Holocaust Education Curriculum: This curriculum guide was developed by a group of master teachers who have studied and taught the Holocaust in the context of history and the language arts. All materials and activities have been field-tested; they are challenging, age-appropriate and well suited to the needs of a diverse student population.
Facing History And Ourselves - Numerous educator materials and resources in multiple formats (publications, video, podcast, on-line and more) that combats racism, antisemitism, and prejudice.
Creating Safe And Engaging Schools: Bullying: Educators DVD (Bully) and tookit to help students find their voice, make ethical choices, and transform their communities.
Educational DVD and Toolkit
The DVD toolkit for educational use is available now. You can order the toolkit at thebullyproject.com.
Lesson Ideas: These lesson ideas are designed to provide classroom activities based on resources from Facing History And Ourselves. They suggest applications within a classroom setting; different from detailed Lesson Plans, these Lesson Ideas provide a broad foundation for activities and investigations and a spark for looking at content with a Facing History and Ourselves lens.
Gambia: The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), in collaboration with Action-Aid The Gambia, on Monday ended a two-week nationwide sensitization of schools on basic human rights.
The tour took NCCE officials to various schools across the length and breadth of the country.
The sensitization that targeted thirty schools was funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Curriculum resources for teaching Human Rights: The Speak Truth to Power curriculum introduces general human rights issues through the stories of some remarkable people working in the field, and urges students to become personally involved in the protection of human rights.
Speak Truth To Power, a project of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, is a multi-faceted global initiative that uses the experiences of courageous defenders from around the world to educate students and others about human rights, and urge them to take action. Issues range from slavery and environmental activism to religious self-determination and political participation.
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