Teaching Citizenship Through Human Rights: Conference 19th June 2008

British Institute for Human Rights (BIHR) and Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education (CCHRE)

University of Leeds Thursday 19 June 2008
The Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education is proud to be hosting this special teachers’ day conference. It will form part of CCHRE’s celebration activities to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948.
The conference, organised by the British Institute of Human Rights, is targeted at teachers in secondary schools, and will be of interest to all who are engaged in strengthening citizenship education and human rights education in the school curriculum and in teacher education and in teaching about children’s human rights. 

CCHRE Director Professor Audrey Osler will give a keynote address on human rights education in schools and there will be opportunities for delegates to familiarise themselves with human rights principles and concepts. Delegates will also engage in practical workshop activities.  For further details and to downwnload a registration form visit


Registration deadline: 23 May 2008

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