Freedom(s) - Learning activities for secondary schools on the case law of the European Court of Human Rights (2015)
This human rights education textbook presents 12 learning activities based on landmark decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. It aims to familiarise secondary school students with the key principles of European law related to human rights in order to help them understand how the European Court of Human Rights works. It also seeks to foster the role and responsibilities of the teacher as a key actor in ensuring the effective implementation of the principles of the European human rights system.
1. INTRODUCING THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE COURT
1.1. What are human rights?
1.2. What is the European Convention on Human Rights?
1.3. What is the European Court of Human Rights?
1.4. How do I bring a case to the Court?
1.5. Who decides?
1.6. What happens if the Court establishes that the state violated my rights?
2. HOW TO IMPLEMENT ACTIVITIES IN THE CLASSROOM
2.1. Specifcities of human rights education
2.2. Structure of the activities
2.3. How to include these activities in the classroom
2.4. How to evaluate the students’ achievements
2.5. How to use audiovisual resources
2.6. How to evaluate the activities
3.1. Introduction and table of activities
3.2. Theme 1 – It’s my life
3.3. Theme 2 – Don’t do that to me
3.4. Theme 3 – How do we treat others?
3.5. Theme 4 – I want a voice
3.6. Theme 5 – Fairness for all
4. TABLE OF FURTHER ACTIVITIES
5. SIMPLIFIED VERSION OF SELECTED ARTICLES FROM THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND ITS PROTOCOLS
5.1. Summary of the preamble
5.2. Selected articles
5.3. Protocols to the Convention
6. RESOURCES FROM THE DVD
7. RESOURCES FROM THE WEBSITE AND THE REPOSITORY
7.1. The repository and its objectives
7.2. Diferent ways to search
7.3. What you get
8. MAIN PUBLICATIONS ON THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
9. OTHER PUBLICATIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION