A Peaceful Pedagogy: Teaching Human Rights Across the Curriculum

  title={A Peaceful Pedagogy: Teaching Human Rights Across the Curriculum},
  author={J. McLeod},
  journal={Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences},
  • J. McLeod
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Abstract The Universal Declaration on Human Rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child identify the essence of what it means to be human and provide a foundation through which schools can become peacebuilding learning communities. An examination of the publications of the United Nations enables the definition of a set of knowledges, values and skills that underpin the enactment of human rights through peace education. UNESCO argues that ‘human rights education implies the learning… Expand
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