Common Sense Media http://www.commonsensemedia.org We are the (USA) nation's leading independent nonprofit advocating for kids
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
We exist because our nation's children spend more time with media and digital activities than they do with their families or in school, which profoundly impacts their social, emotional, and physical development . As a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, we provide trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume.
Child Rights : UNICEF Resource http://teachunicef.org/explore/topic Child Rights : UNICEF Resource
TeachUNICEF is a portfolio of free global education resources.
They were designed and collected by the U.S Fund for UNICEF for educators and students. TeachUNICEF resources cover grades PK-12, are interdisciplinary (social studies, science, math, English/language arts, foreign/world languages), and align with standards.
The lesson plans, stories, and multimedia cover many topics.
The Jomtien Declaration http://tinyurl.com/79uz The Jomtien Declaration
World Declaration on Education For All
More than 40 years ago, the nations of the world, speaking through the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, asserted that "everyone has a right to education". Despite notable efforts by countries around the globe to ensure the right to education for all, the following realities persist ......
Dakar Framework for Action http://www.unesco.org/education/efa/ed_for_all/dakfram_eng.shtml Dakar Framework for Action
Education For All: Meeting Our Collective Commitments
Meeting in Dakar, Senegal, in April 2000, we, the participants in the World Education Forum, commit ourselves to the achievement of education for all (EFA) goals and targets for every citizen and for every society.
We welcome the commitments made by the international community to basic education throughout the 1990s, notably at the World Summit for Children (1990), the Conference on Environment and Development (1992), the World Conference on Human Rights (1993), the World Conference on Special Needs Education: Access and Quality (1994), the International Conference on Population and Development (1994), the World Summit for Social Development (1995), the Fourth World Conference on Women (1995), the Mid-Term Meeting of the International Consultative Forum on Education for All (1996), the Fifth International Conference on Adult Education (1997), and the International Conference on Child Labour (1997). The challenge now is to deliver on these commitments.
Living Values: An Educational Program http://www.livingvalues.net The Living Values Educational Program provides guiding principles and tools for the development of the whole person, recognizing that the individual is comprised of physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual dimensions.
Voices of Youth, UNICEF http://www.unicef.org/voy/ Voices of Youth, UNICEF's trilingual web forum for young people, provides learning materials and activities, including photo essays, case studies, quizzes, 12+ web discussions, and occasional live chats, on global issues to promote human rights, especially children's rights, peace, and social justice. Using the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child as a framework, the project explores issues that affect children's lives and the welfare of their families and communities, including: Child Labour, War and Armed Conflict, Urbanization, Girls' Equality, and HIV-AIDS. Target audience are primary and secondary school-aged young people; educators and activists are invited to visit "The Teachers' Place" to network on integrating global issues into the classroom activities.
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