May 1 2020 10:17AM
Story Explorer - Bite Size Activity

We all have the right to have opinions and to express ourselves. Use your paper folding skills to make a story explorer!

May 1 2020 10:16AM
Colour Your Freedoms - Bite Size Activity

Human rights belong to all of us. Print out the colouring pages to see how Chris Riddell has illustrated the freedoms that belong to all of us. Colour them in and add to the drawings.

May 1 2020 9:35AM
Discovering a New Planet - Bite Size Activity

Human rights belong to all of us. Write human rights laws for a new planet. You'll need​ A copy of the Human Rights Act​ - page 11, paper, pens and pencils ​What to do: ​ A new planet has been discovered. No humans have ever been to or...

Apr 28 2020 9:46AM
Here We Are - Bite Size Activity

We have the right to friends and family. Bring together pictures of your important people to celebrate your friends and family. Each week we will share more bite size ideas for fun and creative ways to learn about human rights. You’ll...

Apr 28 2020 9:45AM
Feelings Bean Bag - Bite Size Activity

​We all have the right to have our own thoughts and ideas and to share them​ Make bean bags to show different feelings. Each week we will share more bite size ideas for fun and creative ways to learn about human rights. You’ll need​...

Apr 28 2020 9:42AM
Feeling Faces - Bite Size Activity

We all have the right to have our own thoughts and ideas and to share them Make faces to show different feelings. Each week we will share more bite size ideas for fun and creative ways to learn about human rights. You’ll need​ A mirror...

Apr 28 2020 9:42AM
Human Rights Detective - Bite Size Activity

We are all born free and human rights belong to all of us. Be a human rights detective to find out more about our rights. Each week we will share more bite size ideas for fun and creative ways to learn about human rights. You'll need...

Apr 21 2020 10:03AM
Bird Bunting - Bite Size Activity

We are all born free. Make bird bunting to celebrate our human right to freedom. Each week we will share more bite size ideas for fun and creative ways to learn about human rights. You'll need Paper, colouring pencils/pens, scissors...

Apr 14 2020 3:44PM
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Then and Now

Knowing how to claim our human rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is fundamental to Amnesty's vision of a world where every person enjoys those rights. What is the Universal Declaration of Human Rig

Sep 11 2019 3:09PM
Slamnestys: where spoken word poetry meets activism!

Written by Fundile Maphanga, Education Research Volunteer. What are Slamnesty events? Poetry is a great format to explore human rights and bring important issues to light. Through live performance, you can bring these ideas to a wider...

Jan 25 2018 8:58AM
Human Rights and Words that Burn

What comes to mind when you think of human rights? Perhaps shocking footage of violations on the news, provocative headlines in the press, or treatment you have witnessed or experienced. Surely there will be time enough to talk about...

Jan 23 2018 12:53PM
9 Films about children’s rights

Written by Vanessa Terschluse and Sena Atici Amnesty campaigns for the protection and respect of children’s rights. It is everyone's responsibility to protect and empower children so that they are healthy, happy and engaged citizens...

Dec 21 2017 9:54AM
Educating for press freedom: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
Video

Written by Elisa Colton, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer. The 2nd of November 2017 marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. A day designated by UNESCO, the United Nation’s organisation that...

Oct 31 2017 10:02AM
Transforming corridor conversations into human rights education

We’re barely three weeks into 2015 and the news is dominated by human rights atrocities. I can well imagine the conversations teachers are facing in the corridor, or in registration, from young people trying to decipher the debates...

Oct 19 2017 12:21PM
Taking a Knee

By Elisa Colton, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer. Let me start by saying I'm not usually a sports fan. American sports in particular, with their intricate rules, excitable commentary and pop star performances seem a world away to...

Jun 15 2017 10:58AM
We All Sleep Under The Same Stars, a collection of illustrated poems written by eleven year old children

Written by Karen Argent, Project Director of the Letterpress Project I have always been an avid book lover and book collector, so when I recently retired from being a university lecturer in early childhood studies, I and my husband set...

Jun 14 2017 2:10PM
Resources for Refugee Week

This year’s Refugee Week theme is ‘Our Shared Future’ and it celebrates the brilliant things that Britain’s communities have worked together to build, whilst also being hopeful about a future enriched by all people who call the UK home...

Feb 20 2017 2:53PM
LGBTI RIGHTS – educating about global dimensions

To celebrate LGBT History Month this February, we have pulled together a list of resources to support educating about the state of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights around the world.

Jan 30 2017 3:06PM
Nine videos to help you talk about women’s human rights in the classroom

By Bashayer Aljaber, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer Short films and videos can be useful conversation starters for teachers, educators, facilitators or anyone wishing to learn more about human rights. Here are some freely...

Jan 30 2017 2:34PM
Seven short videos to introduce human rights in education

By Bashayer Aljaber, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer Short films and videos can be useful conversation starters for teachers, educators, facilitators or anyone wishing to learn more about human rights. 'Human rights education is...