Resources

Resources for primary schools

Anti-Bullying lesson plans

Designed for Anti-Bullying week 2017, these lesson plans can be used to explore bullying with all age groups in primary schools.

UNCRC Symbols Resource

This resource communicates children’s rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) using symbols and simplified text. You can download, and read more about the resource here.

Intergenerational Resource

This resource encourages primary schools to set up their own intergenerational clubs with a lesson plan, and a series of videos.

Rights Poster

This poster can be used to display all rights in the UNCRC in your school.

Children’s Commissioner introduction

A PowerPoint presentation to introduce children’s rights and the work of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales.

Foundation phase lesson plan

A lesson plan to introduce children in Foundation Phase to children’s rights and the work of the Children’s Commissioner.

Key stage 2 lesson plan

A lesson plan to introduce children in Key Stage 2 to children’s rights and the work of the Children’s Commissioner.

Twenty top tips

Twenty practical ideas to help introduce rights in your school

Resources for Secondary schools

AGENDA

AGENDA is a resource aimed at schools and youth clubs in Wales. Its aim is to tackle issues like gender inequality, gender based violence, and sexual harassment in schools.

It’s available for free here.

Welsh Baccalaureate Community Challenge

We’ve developed a Community Challenge for Welsh Baccalaureate learners in schools.

Children’s Rights Poster

This rights poster can be used in your school to display all articles of the UNCRC.

Twenty top tips

Twenty practical ideas to help introduce rights in your school

UNCRC Symbols Pack

This resource, containing a pack of small cards and a poster, is a great way of teaching pupils about their rights.

Intergenerational Resource

Want to explore creating an intergenerational project in your school? Take a look at our lesson plan and inspiring videos.

Tackling Islamophobia

The resource consists of three lesson plans, to help increase awareness of Islamophobia, tackle common myths and misconceptions about Islam, and present the real life experiences of young Muslims in Wales.

Anti-Bullying lesson plan

This resource, developed with the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Wales, can help your school explore the issue of bullying.

Key Stage 3 lesson plan

A lesson plan to introduce young people in Key Stage 3 to children’s rights and the work of the Children’s Commissioner.

Key stage 4 lesson plan

A lesson plan to introduce young people in Key Stage 4 to children’s rights and the work of the Children’s Commissioner.

Universities and Colleges

We’ve made three lectures/lesson plans aimed at university and college students that introduce children’s rights and the work of our office.

They also show students how children’s rights can be used to help them in their future work with children and young people.

For professionals who work with children

The Right Way: A Children’s Rights Approach in Wales

A framework for working with children, grounded in the UNCRC, to help public bodies to integrate children’s rights into every aspect of decision-making, policy and practice.

The Right Way: A Children’s Rights Approach to Education in Wales

A framework to help education settings put children’s rights at the heart of everything they do.

The Right Way: A Future Fit for Children

A toolkit designed to help Public Service Boards, and individual organisations who sit on them, review and improve the services they provide for children and young people.

General rights resources

Challenging the negative reporting of the LGBT community

This practical toolkit gives advice to young people on challenging unfair or harmful media reporting and provides a useful breakdown of the complaints procedures of various bodies.

You can download the resource here.

Challenging the negative media reporting of Gypsies and Travellers

This practical toolkit gives advice to young people on challenging unfair or harmful media reporting and provides a useful breakdown of the complaints procedures of various bodies.

We worked with Gypsies and Travellers in Wales to learn what information they wanted to know to help them to identify negative reporting, and how to complain.

You can download the resource here.