Here you will find various educational resources for children and young people to foster an understanding of human rights in a child-friendly manner. Here you can find methodological and thematic guidelines, different exercise suggestions, worksheets and other resources for the classroom. Educators can also find information on how to implement the child rights based approach in an educational context.
Children have a right to seek and receive information, including about their human rights. 'Child-friendly' versions of documents are usually short, visually appealing to children, summaries of another document, written in simple language that children understand. This guide describes a process for producing these documents with children acting as advisers. It aims to show how child participation and civil and political rights can be applied in practice.
The toolkit aims at supporting teachers to apply the principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the child rights based approach in early childhood education, primary and secondary schools, and to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the promotion of children's rights in schools. It provides an overview and guidance on how to strategically integrate child rights education into curricula, classroom practices and learning environments, as well as examples of initiatives, and aims to promote a global approach to child rights education within UNICEF.
The CYBERSAFE Toolkit is intended for teachers or other professionals working with young people, who want to address online violence against women and girls, including online sexual harassment and online safety, in the classroom or in another setting. The toolkit provides all necessary materials to facilitate four workshops on the topics of non-consensual sharing of sexual images, exploitation, coercion and threats, sexualised bullying, and unwanted sexualisation, including an online tool that encourages discussion and role play and a guide with practical information for facilitators.
This research guide is intended to provide the educators and/or parents with age-appropriate resources on human rights for children and youth:
The three-minute film is an appeal against various forms of violence. It is produced as a "stop motion film. Young people from Germany produced the short film in December 2018. Over the course of two days they developed the script and painted the murals which would become the frames of this animated film.
In the child-friendly report, Paul and Supermaia travel the world together to visit working children and to find out about the different lives, hopes and reasons why children work.
Child-friendly version of the It's Time to Talk! Consultation Report - on working children worldwide and their rights - to work with school classes.
The World's Largest Lesson introduces the Global Goals for Sustainable Development to children and youth around the world and promotes community awareness through collective action.