Best Practices for Human Rights Education in Atlantic Canada
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The purpose of this thesis is to determine the best practice for human rights education (HRE) in Atlantic Canada. Through secondary data collection and analysis, this thesis also explores if HRE should be implemented in a formal or in-formal setting, what factors should be considered when implementing HRE, and how HRE can contribute to a culture of rights. The central argument of this thesis is that human rights education in Atlantic Canada should be implemented into the formal education curriculum through a carrier subject. The best practices for HRE in to be successful in contributing to a culture of rights in Atlantic Canada include, a participatory approach, teacher training, curriculum development, and evaluation.
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