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Approx. 11 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

International standards and monitoring systems

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 108 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
1.1 Introduction3m
1.2 The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: from drafting to reception.23m
1.2bis CRC General Principles5m
1.3 Main content of the CRC and the related States obligations9m
1.4 UN Committee on the right of the child: role, structure, functioning and method of works8m
1.5 The CRC Communications procedure5m
1.6 Overview regional monitoring system18m
1.7 The role of the INHRIs on Children’s rights in the monitoring process at national and local level8m
1.8 NGOs’ role in the monitoring process7m
1.9 Children's subjective indicators: children’s participation in monitoring13m
1 reading
Syllabus10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz of Module 130m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The history of children’s rights in the context of human rights

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 55 min)
7 videos
2.2 History of childhood: a state of the art7m
2.3 Children and Health from the Renaissance to the Revolution4m
2.4 Children during the industrial revolution7m
2.5 Saving the children after WWI and the Geneva Declaration8m
2.6 International Organizations and Human rights: From Protection Rights to Children’s Human Rights9m
2.7 Regional evolution of children's rights: voices from a recent past - Introduction14m
1 practice exercise
Quiz of Module 230m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Interdisciplinary Children’s Rights Studies

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 47 min)
6 videos
3.2 Interdisciplinary children's rights studies6m
3.3 Fruits, salads, and smoothies: working together for understanding children's rights9m
3.4 Schools of thought in children's rights10m
3.5 Agency and structure in childhood studies10m
3.6 The anthropology of childhood8m
1 practice exercise
Quiz of Module 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Juvenile justice

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 61 min)
9 videos
4.2 Overview of the international legal framework on juvenile justice and child protection7m
4.3 Interview on the Council of Europe Guidelines on child friendly justice: background and motivation13m
4.4 Minimum age of criminal responsibility7m
4.5 Protecting children's rights in JJ systems / “What works”: Effective methods to reduce juvenile delinquency9m
4.6 Deprivation of Liberty4m
4.7 Children as victims and witnesses4m
4.8 Restorative Juvenile Justice3m
4.9 Torture7m
1 practice exercise
Quiz of Module 430m

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