HUMAN RIGHTS AND EDUCATION: CONCEPT AND PRACTICES
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Keywords

Human Rights
(HR)
Human Right Education (HRE)
Conceptual Understanding
Perception
Practices

How to Cite

Zarif, T., & Urooj, S. . (2017). HUMAN RIGHTS AND EDUCATION: CONCEPT AND PRACTICES. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 56(2), 167–181. https://doi.org/10.46568/jssh.v56i2.54

Abstract

Human values and core principles of societies like self-respect, dignity, fairness, equality, dignity, non-discrimination and sharing have long been discussed and valued all over different societies and communities around the globe. These universal core principles are a reflection of the human rights; so the common skeleton of framework, philosophy and concept of human rights should be worldwide or universal. This implies that the recognition of human rights is supposed to be the goal of every state. Other than this central point, can we actually know the concept and dimensions of human rights? This basic question brings out the subject of education of human rights & human rights in education. Keeping in view this context the main objective of author is to study the perception/concept & practices of Teacher Educators about Human Right Education (HRE) & Human Right in Education. The population in this study comprised of Teacher Educators of Department of Education & teacher education of public universities of Sindh, where target population was Department of Education / teacher education of three randomly selected public universities. The target sample was sixty percent Teacher Educators from each department which were selected by random sampling. The research was descriptive in nature & qualitative & quantitative by method. A questionnaire with open and close ended questions was used to collect data and the data was analyzed with the help of percentages& theme analysis to inquire the concept & practices. Visualized findings sum-up the concept and practices about the theme with a few recommendations for practitioners and policy makers.

https://doi.org/10.46568/jssh.v56i2.54
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Copyright (c) 2017 Dr. Tayyaba Zarif, Dr. Safia Urooj

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