Human Rights Based Education

hrbeWhat is Human rights-based education? Does it have a political agenda? How will it affect New Zealand children, schools and parents? Why is human rights-based education a good idea? Find answers to these frequently asked questions and many more here.
Can children and young people still be expected to help their parents with chores?
How does the Initiative fit with the learning goals of the New Zealand school system?
How long does it run for?
How will this affect discipline?
Is there a political agenda?
Isn't it the government’s responsibility to ensure that people have the opportunity to learn about human rights?
Shouldn’t we be trying to take the pressure off teachers, not load them with more work?
What about children's respect for the rights of others?
What are the differences between "right to education", "human rights education" and "human rights-based education"?
What does the Initiative aim to achieve?

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