Welcome to Compasito – a manual on human rights education for children!
What is human rights education with children?
Human rights education and education for democratic citizenship
Whom is Compasito for?
What is in Compasito?
The organisation of Compasito
Compasito in the framework of the Human Rights Education Youth Programme
I. INTRODUCING HUMAN RIGHTS
1. What are human rights?
Precursors of twentieth century human rights
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The human rights framework
The commitment of ratification
The evolution of a human rights convention
Regional human rights conventions
Human Rights mechanisms of the Council of Europe
2. What are children’s rights?
General principles of the Children’s Convention
Monitoring the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Promoting the Convention on the Rights of the Child
II. WHAT IS HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION?
1. Introducing human rights education
Human rights education for children
Knowledge, skills and attitudes
Methodologies for human rights education
Introducing human rights education in work with children
The right to human rights education
Human rights education and other educational fields
2. Human Rights Education in an international context
Council of Europe
III. HOW TO USE COMPASITO
Getting started with Compasito
The goal of Compasito
Thinking and learning styles
Which is your thinking style?
Which is your favorite or dominant learning style?
Children’s developmental levels
What is in a Compasito activity?
The Convention on the Rights of the Child as foundation
Tips for promoting participation
Tips for facilitation
Icebreakers / Warm-ups / Starters
Evaluation and Reflection Opportunities
Practising human rights education
Summary of Activities
1. A Body of Knowledge
2. A Constitution for Our Group
3. A Human Rights Calendar
4. Advertising Human Rights
6. Board Games
6a, Do You Know Your Rights?
7. Boys Don’t Cry!
8. Bullying Scenes
9. Capture the Castle
10. Compasito Reporter
11. Cookie Monster
12. Dear Diary
13. Every Vote Counts
14. From Bystander to Helper
15. Human Rights in the News
16. Modern Fairytale
17. Most Important for Whom?
18. My Universe of Rights
19. Once Upon a Time...
20. Picture Games
20a. Part of the Picture
20c. Speech Bubbles
21. Picturing Ways Out of Violence
22. Puppets Tell the Story
23. Putting Rights on the Map
24. Rabbit’s Rights
25. Red Alert
26. Rights Mobile
27. Sailing to a New Land
28. Silent Speaker
29. Take a Step Forward
30. The Battle for the Orange
31. The Invisibles are Coming
33. We are Family
34. What a Wonderful World
35. What I Like and What I Do
36. What if ...
37. Where do you stand?
38. Who’s Behind Me?
39. Who Should Decide?
40. Words that Wound
41. World Summer Camp
4. Education and Leisure
6. Family and Alternative Care
7. Gender Equality
8. Health and Welfare
9. Media and Internet
12. Poverty and Social Exclusion
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Child-Friendly Version)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The European Convention on Human Rights (Child-Friendly Version)
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) (Child-Friendly Version)
Convention on the Rights of the Child
Human Rights Glossary
Status of Ratification of Major International Human Rights Instruments