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Child Rights Education Toolkit: Rooting Child Rights in Early Childhood Education, Primary and Secondary Schools
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Geneva | 2014 | 147 p.
Corporate author: 
Europe and North America

This toolkit, developed by UNICEF, defines what is meant by child rights education and the child rights approach. It explains the relevance of child rights education to UNICEF’s mission and the ways in which education can take place in a range of contexts--including with professionals, caregivers, the corporate sector, the media, and children’s groups. The audience of this toolkit is therefore intended to be UNICEF National Committees, UNICEF country offices, UN agencies working on child rights education (CRE), governments, and other civil society organisations, NGOs, and academic institutions.

Although this Toolkit focuses on child rights education in the formal learning environment (early childhood education settings, primary and secondary schools), it is hoped that it will also be useful for those working to promote child rights education through other channels, such as in the media, with children’s organizations and through children’s involvement in advocacy.

For more information check the UNICEF webpage.

Resource Type: 
Toolkits and practical guides
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Human rights / Human dignity
Sustainable development / Sustainability / Environmental
Level of education: 
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Primary education
Secondary education


Children's rights; Early childhood care and development; Child rights education; CRE
Human rights education; Citizenship education; Education for sustainable development