The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief
Teaching for Tolerance, and Freedom of Religion or Belief:
Register of curriculum projects and pedagogical approaches
TITLE OF THE PROJECT
Centre for Research in Human Rights (www.roehampton.ac.uk/crhr)
Religion and human rights
Religious education through citizenship
Human rights education
National curriculum, citizenship in England
International human rights education
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
CONTACT PERSON WITH ADDRESS AND EMAIL
Dr Liam Gearon, Reader in Education and Director, Centre for Research in Human Rights,
University of Surrey Roehampton, LONDON SW15 5PH
LANGUAGE(S) OF PUBLICATIONS
KEY ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES USED
Education, literary, religious and theological studies
KEY PUBLICATIONS EXPLAINING THE APPROACH
2003 The Human Rights Handbook (London: Trentham Books), pp. 1-181.
2003 Citizenship through Religious Education (London: Routledge), pp. 1-192.
Authored Research Review
2003 Citizenship Education: A Professional User Research Review, public launch by the British Educational Research Association in the House of Commons, London: British Educational Research Association, pp. 1-21.
Authored Children’s Books
1998 A Modern Martyr: The Story of Oscar Romero (Canterbury: SCM/ RMEP), pp. 1-24.
2001 Pope John Paul II (Canterbury: SCM/ RMEP), pp. 1-24.
2003 (Dec) Brother Roger and the Story of Taize (Canterbury: SCM/ RMEP), pp. 1-24.
2003 (Sept) A Noble Life: The Story of Aung San Suu Kyi (Canterbury: SCM / RMEP), pp. 1-24.
2002 Education in the United Kingdom: Structures and Organisation (London: David Fulton), pp. 1-246. Foreword by Professor Mike Newby, Chair of UCET 1998-2001.
2002 Human Rights and Religion: A Reader (Brighton and Portland: Sussex Academic Press), pp. 1-395.Foreword by Professor Sumner Twiss, Distinguished Professor of Religion and Ethics, Florida State University.
2003 Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School (London: Routledge), pp. 1-285. Foreword by Professor Alan Smith, UNESCO Chair of Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy, University of Ulster at Coleraine.
EXAMPLES OF PUBLISHED CURRICULUM MATERIALS
EXAMPLE OF LIBRARY OR WEBSITE WHERE MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE
SUMMARY EXPLANATION OF THE APPROACH (up to 500 words)
The Centre for Research in Human Rights, with recent consultative status at UK UNESCO, and links to UN OHCHR, Geneva, is an interdisciplinary venture aimed at promoting research, development and education within the field. The Centre provides a federal university-wide synthesis of interdisciplinary perspectives from education, literary and cultural studies, the humanities and social sciences. The Centre is a founder member of the International Consortium for Human Rights Education, whose members are drawn from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, including Russia, and North America.
The above presentation is part of a database developed by
The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief.
This entry: October 2003