Providing perspectives, insights and recommendations, this is a comprehensive overview of the current state of children's rights and education around the world. Written by experts in their fields, the book includes chapters on:
how international standards can be implemented
the rights of children with special needs
respecting children's views in education
education and democracy
how the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child can be implemented.
This authoritative and thought-provoking volume will be essential reading for anyone involved in, or concerned about, the rights of children in education around the world.
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 350 g
Dimensions: 231 x 161 x 12 mm
Much valuable material on an important topic. -- International Social Work
The book expands upon the themes of the first International Conference on Children's Rights in Education., held in 1998. The aim of that conference and of the book is to 'advance respect and support for children's rights and the full development of children through education'...it is a philosophical and academic discussion of the benefits to society of respecting and recognising the rights of the child -- Young Minds Magazine
Compiled with the Human Rights Act in mind this book explains what rights children have in education in the UK. Includes sections on the rights of children with special needs, how international standards can be implemented and respecting children's views in education. A must for anyone who is interested and concerned about the rights of children in education. -- adders.org
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