Human rights belong to everyone equally. This site, its resources, our organization, and everything we offer is for you—teachers, facilitators, and students. We call our curriculum Colega, meaning your friend and partner in teaching and learning about human rights.  Through human rights education, Colega can help you develop the necessary skills and attitudes to promote equality, dignity, kindness, and respect in your community and throughout the world.


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Training 2 for Ghana

Each thirty-minute Colega lesson consists of six parts.

The teacher welcomes students and engages them in a song or chant related to the lesson.

Example of a lively chant led by the teacher.

The teacher asks students to volunteer to share their experience with the challenge from the previous lesson. Allow one or two to share.

Example of student sharing experience based on the Challenge from Lesson 2A.

The Teacher introduces the human rights article in the lesson by reading it, or with an activity and questions.

Example of a teacher introducing a human rights article.

The teacher can develop the human right with stories, activities and questions and discussions

Example of a Skit and Song

Human Chair Activity

Example of an activity as a game called Race to the Top.

Questions and discussion help students make deeper discoveries.

The teacher helps students discover the point of the lesson.

Example of a skit and a student sharing a conclusion.

The challenge encourages students to apply what they’ve learned about a human right to their daily lives.

Example of a challenge found in the Secondary Manual, Lesson 2A, Page 7

What Makes Colega Work? is an essential document for teaching Colega lessons.  It can be found on every country page.

Find the website at:

At the top, click on countries and then on Ghana

At the top, click on Resources

After clicking on Resources, click on Music

Click on Lessons in English and then click on Facilitator Toolkit.

The front page lists the resources found in the Toolkit: Background Information, Guidelines and Teaching Tips, Songs, Mini Posters, Glossary, Documents.

Background Information

Giudelines and Teaching Tips


Mini Posters



Click on Lessons in English and then click on Facilitator Notes and Reflections.