Education is a core part of our work to raise awareness of human rights issues across the UK.
Human Rights Education
Amnesty has a number of school's resources available;
DVD packs with lesson plans,
Human rights through citizenship packs
Books which teach human rights through Maths, History, French and Spanish
Downloadable bi-monthly Teach Rights! resources. Find out more
Poverty and Human Rights
Available from September, this new resource pack explores the link between poverty and human rights through the case study of a slum community in Nairobi, Kenya. The pack includes a DVD, assembly, lesson plans and powerpoints. Also included in the pack are guidance notes and resources to support students to 'take action' for human rights. For KS4 Citizenship and related subjects. Order/download your free copy now
Citizenship and Human Rights
We are proud to announce the launch of Making Human Rights Real, our new KS4 resource for Northern Ireland. The book takes a human rights approach to the KS4 Citizenship curriculum and exam specification in Northern Ireland. It includes lesson plans and resources on 15 key human rights topics. More
Teacher Training in Northern Ireland
Amnesty is running two teacher training days at the RTU (Regional Training Unit) Summer School in Northern Ireland. The primary workshop explores whole school approaches to human rights. The post-primary workshop explores ideas and activities for teaching about human rights in KS4 Citizenship.
Amnesty youth and school groups
There are many Amnesty youth and school groups throughout Northern Ireland - they campaign on various human rights issues and get involved in activities such as our control arms campaign and our greetings card campaign.
If your school or youth group would like to become involved, contact the Amnesty Office