Effective Children’s Rights Education from the Perspectives of Expert Teachers in Children’s Rights Education: A Turkish Sample

  •  Ayse Ozturk    
  •  Gulay Ozdemir Dogan    


The purpose of this study was to investigate Effective Children’s Rights Education (ECRE) from the perspectives of classroom teachers who are experts in children’s rights education (TECR). The data were collected through focus group interview method in this research designed as a case study. The sample of the study consists of six qualified primary school teachers for children’s rights education selected by critical case sampling method. The data were interpreted with the help of content analysis method. Five different understandings have been proposed related to effective children’s rights education. In the light of these understandings, detailed information has been obtained in reference to proposed ways for the administration of effective children’s rights education and where and with whom the process should take place. Furthermore, information has been obtained about the arrangements that TECR have made at class and school levels for an effective children’s rights education. The research is important in terms of providing information on the insights into ECRE and its practices at schools in Turkey.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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