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Reflections Magazine : Reflections Issue 58 Autumn 2015
12 RESOURCES Take inspiration from the following resources to enrich your ongoing discoveries with children about child rights. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child www.un.org United Nations, General Assembly. ARES/44/25. 61st plenary meeting, 20 November 1989. Australian Human Rights Commission website www.humanrights.gov.au Child Rights Education Kit www.snaicc.org.au Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) Children's Rights www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au Early Childhood Australia website The Convention in a Picture Book Format UNICEF (2000). For Every Child. Random House -- A delightful picture book, with simple explanations of the fourteen declarations of The Convention most relevant to children's everyday lives, illustrated by renowned children's book artists. Inclusion and Professional Support Program (IPSP) Online Library www.ipsplibrary.net.au -- Type 'rights' into the search bar to access a range of resources. In the search results, select the 'Click here to access online' option to download a resource. UNICEF Celebrates Play Around the World www.unicef.org.au -- This highly appealing photo story underscores the right of every child to play and how children in many countries celebrate it. Strategies for Including Children's Perspectives Hall, E and Rudkin, J. (2011). Seen and Heard: Children's Rights in Early Childhood Education. Teachers College Press & The Althouse Press. -- Discusses the importance of children's rights and adult responsibilities to hear children's voices; offers strategies to include children's perspectives in everyday decisions. Promoting Emotional Wellbeing Warden, C. (2002). The Right to be 'Me'. Mindstretchers. -- A book about child rights for young children, how they contribute to emotional wellbeing and ideas to include in daily practice. References: Australian Human Rights Commission (2014). What does the Children's Rights Report 2014 say?, viewed 16 January 2015, https://www.humanrights.gov.au/publications/what-does- children-s-rights-report-2014-say Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) (2009). Belonging, Being & Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia, Commonwealth of Australia, Barton, ACT. Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) (2011). Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework -- For all Children from Birth to Eight Years, Early Childhood Strategy Division, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, Melbourne. Department of Premier and Cabinet (2013). Re-Imagining Childhood: The Inspiration of Reggio Emilia Education Principles in South Australia, prepared by Carla Rinaldi, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Adelaide. Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House (2014). Play Up, viewed 1 October 2014, http://moadoph.gov.au/exhibitions/play-up/ Nobelprize.org 2014, The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 -- Press Release, Nobel Media AB, viewed 14 October 2014, http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2014/pres s.html Robinson, B. (2013). 8 Reasons to Teach Children about Child Rights, UNICEF Australia, viewed 1 October 2014, unicef.org.au/Discover/unicefaustralia-blog/Feb-2013/8- Reasonsto-Teach-Children-about-Child-Rights.aspx Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) (2013). Bringing Child Rights into your Classroom: An Educator's Guide, SNAICC, Fitzroy North, viewed 1 October 2014 www.snaicc.org.au/_uploads/rsfil/03204.pdf UNICEF Australia (2014). What are Child Rights?, viewed 1 October 2014, http://www.unicef.org.au/Discover/unicef-australia-blog/Feb- 2013/8-Reasons-to-Teach-Children-about-Child-Rights.aspx United Nations (1989). United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, viewed 16 October 2014, http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/44/a44r025.htm
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