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Audrey Osler

In: The SAGE Handbook of Education for Citizenship and Democracy

Chapter 35: Human Rights Education: The Foundation of Education for Democratic Citizenship in our Global Age1

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Human Rights Education: The Foundation of Education for Democratic Citizenship in our Global Age1
Human rights education: The foundation of education for democratic citizenship in our global age
AudreyOsler
Introduction

This chapter examines human rights education (HRE) as a right for all, and considers some of the reasons why this right is yet to be fully realized, several decades after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 (UDHR) was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations. I argue that the human rights project is a cosmopolitan one and that effective education for our global age requires a cosmopolitan vision, based on a shared understanding of human rights. I discuss some of the problems that exist in realising HRE programmes in schools in a range of national ...

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