UNICEF’s Rights Respecting School Award encourages schools to use the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as the basis for enhancing teaching, learning, ethos, attitudes and behaviour. The scheme started in 2004 and is running in 4,000 primary and secondary schools in the UK.
From UNICEF UK’s Rights Respecting Schools team, this is a pack of 10 secondary assembly presentations enabling teachers to explore children’s rights with young people aged 11 and upwards.
This free, downloadable booklet from UNICEF UK’s Rights Respecting Schools Award team breaks down some common myths and misconceptions about children’s rights which have arisen in their work with teachers, parents and school communities.
This photo-based picture book for ages 4 and above takes a look at the thousands of children around the world forced to leave their homes due to war and conflict.
This free booklet from Amnesty International UK provides a set of 10 interactive lessons for primary schools. It helps provide pupils with an understanding of their own human rights and the values and attitudes that underpin them.
Why Comics? Education Charity brings contemporary humanitarian and social issues (such as racism, conflict, migration, bullying, trafficking and climate change) into the classroom through interactive literary comic books based on real-life testimony.
Hazel Falck is Project Coordinator for Doc Academy, which aims to encourage the use of documentary film within formal learning in UK schools. Here she presents a set of new teaching resources exploring the 2015 feature-length documentary about Malala Yousafzai.
This is a letter to Malala Yousafzai, illustrated with beautiful photographs. Girls from around the world express their sympathy, sisterhood and admiration for her.
Fly Kites Not Drones is a creative non-violence project for young people. At its heart is the true story of Aymel, who never knew his father because of a drone strike. The website provides resources about the effect of armed drones and human rights.
This set of resources from UNICEF supports teachers in exploring the refugee and migrant crisis with children and young people at school.