Education resources introducing human rights
Raise awareness of human rights in your classroom with the following educational activities and materials.
This fun and interactive resource is designed to support teachers to introduce human rights to children aged 3-5.
Download our pack of ten interactive lesson activities to help pupils understand their own human rights, foster attitudes of respect and develop skills to enable them to take action to defend human rights.
This comprehensive pack of eight lesson plans is full of exciting and innovative ways to teach human rights.
Two lesson plans introducing students to concepts of fairness and unfairness, the human right of freedom of expression and Amnesty's work in this area.
This activity pack is full of creative ideas for using Amnesty's latest children's book, Dreams of Freedom, to explore human rights and the idea of freedom with students aged 7-11.
A colourful pocket-sized booklet of all the articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Ideal for introductory lessons on human rights and to give to students to keep.
Resources for the COVID-19 crisis to learn about human rights and how to take action and show solidarity in the community.
A poster of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for your classroom.
A pack of bright and colourful posters to introduce human rights into the classroom.
A bright and colourful A1 poster with 'chicks' illustrating the 30 rights in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Download this activity for pupils to investigate, and understand, how rights apply to everyday life by examining a street scene showing human rights in practice.
One of the wonderful images from the We Are All Born Free book made into a poster depicting Article 3 of the Universal Decleration of Human Rights: "We all have the right to life".
Books and Activities
Click on the following links to read more about these books. Each page includes accompanying teaching notes with lesson plans, discussion points and activities relating to the book.
Based around Dreams of Freedom, these three activities are designed to introduce children to the idea of freedom and prompt engaging discussions about human rights.
Downloadable activities to accompany this award-winning book of thirty beautiful illustrations that interpret our human rights for ages 5+.
These resources offer creative ways for young people to explore the rights in this book which aims to inspire everyone, young and old.
This resource offers creative and interesting ways for young people to explore the issues raised in Imagine. This illustrated book follows a pigeon as she sets out on a journey to spread a message of hope and tolerance around the world. Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon’s iconic song, and illustrations by award-winning artist Jean Jullien.
Suggestions for discussion on individual stories as well as general ideas for considering the anthology as a whole.
This resource offers a general writing activity and discussion questions about the short stories contained in Here I Stand. An anthology from Amnesty
International, exploring the rights and freedoms we enjoy in the 21st century…and those for which we still need to fight.
This introductory course aims to provide you with a better understanding of the human rights system and invites you to turn yourself into an agent of change.
This resource supports Amnesty Speakers to introduce students, aged 11-19, to the Human Rights Act.