London Metropolitan University Research Institutes

Developing human rights didactics for young children in teacher education

Author(s) Rubinstein Reich, L.  
Publisher London: CiCe  
Year 2009  
Editor P. Cunningham, Human Rights and Citizenship Education  
Age group -  
This presentation will elaborate on how student teachers can learn about and develop human rights didactics for young children. It will be based on the experiences gained from an ongoing study conducted by a group of teacher educators that use the research tradition of self study of teacher education practices. Their study focus one of the courses they teach within which student teachers conduct a study and write an essay on children's perspectives on social science subjects. The course is part of the main subject "Social Science Subjects and Children's Learning" at Teacher Education, Malmö University and is especially aimed at educating teachers for young children in subjects like history, geography, religion and social science.

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