Child Rights Education / Primary /

CPD for Educators

Accredited Summer Course - 20 hours online


Embedding Child Rights in Your Teaching and Learning

This 20-hour online course for primary school teachers and principals will be run from 3rd July 2023 – 25th August 2023. It is accredited by the Department of Education and entitles participants to three EPV days.

Supported by an e-tutor, the participants take a self-directed learning journey through the five modules: 

  1. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  2. Rights Respecting Classroom
  3. Child Participation
  4. Global Citizenship
  5. Whole School Approach to Child Rights 

Registration will open in February 2023. Complete the following form to be notified when the course is released.


Child Rights Schools - 3 hours online

This 3-hour online course is for adults that are participating in UNICEF Ireland’s Child Rights Schools Programme, including special need assistants, caretakers, members of the board of management, administration, school leadershipteachers, members of the parents’ association.  

After completing this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Explain the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and how it relates to their school. 
  • List features of a Child Rights School. 
  • Describe the process their school should take to become more rights respecting. 
  • Implement strategies to support the student council. 

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