Bhubaneswar, India: human rights education in school curriculum

Bhubaneswar, India: human rights education in school curriculum

The Odisha government chose to introduce human rights education into the school curriculum.

“Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has decided to introduce human rights education in school curriculum. The subject will be launched in text books of class VI to X.
“‘Many concepts of human rights education like peace education, moral education, right to education and freedom of speech and education for girls are in the form of story, essay and poem. But there is no specific chapter on human rights education in any text books,’ wrote Snigdha Mishra, deputy director of Teacher Education and Science Education Research and Training (TE & SCERT) to the school and mass education department.”

By Minati Singhal

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