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Book: KS4 Citizenship - Making Human Rights Real

Fifteen lesson plans that can be adapted for national curriculum subjects across the UK and for Post-16 Education. Produced in 2009 by Amnesty International in association with the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission. This resource covers:

  • Human rights law, history, values
  • Human rights concepts - e.g. balancing conflicting rights
  • The proposed Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland
  • The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • An overview of how to use a human rights approach to teaching other citizenship issue (diversity, democracy, equality, social justice)
  • Teaching controversial issues and taking action for human rights


Making Human Rights Real