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J81 Children’s Rights in Practice 2018

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J81 Children’s Rights in Practice 2018
Dates of Event
21st March 2018 – 28th March 2018
Last Booking Date for this Event
9th March 2018

This course explores the relationship between children's rights, professional practice, and contemporary theories of childhood and society. It provides an understanding of sociological, socio-legal and political theories of children's rights and citizenship, and includes critical debates about international children's rights conventions and their applicability in different contexts and countries.

  • Learn about the rights and responsibilities of people who work with children and young people
  • Hear from internationally renowned academic experts in the field of children's rights - past speakers include Gerison Lansdowne and Priscilla Alderson
  • Make connections with leaders in national and international third sector organisations working in the field of children's rights - past guest speakers include Save the Children, Child-to-Child, and Action Aid
  • Watch international films about childhood and children's rights, and visit the Foundling Museum in London to explore adult-child relations in history
  • Meet peers from around the world working in the field of children's rights, often leading to networks and collaborations sustained far beyond the course
  • Explore your own area of interest or professional practice in relation to the rapidly developing field of children's rights under the tutelage of expert tutors.

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