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Toddlers Taught Human Rights At Nursery

by | 21st, June 2008

BRITISH Toddlers to be taught about human rights – Telegraph

Nurseries across the country are adopting the project, which will see teachers explaining to children as young as three that people across the world live different lives but everyone has a right to food, water and shelter.Staff will also be expected to ensure that children are treated as independent human beings, and have the “right” to choose their toys or have a drink of water whenever they want.

It is an extension of a Unicef scheme already in use in primary schools, in which pupils analyse the responsibilities of fairytale characters and sign a joint declaration with teachers of how people should be treated.

The move comes amid growing concern about the Government’s “nappy curriculum”, a set of 69 learning targets for under-fives…


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