Recognising and Respecting Rights

The Recognising and Respecting Rights supports students in developing an understanding of the importance of National and International Human Rights and Indigenous Rights frameworks as a platform for the promotion of equality, equity and ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices are heard.

Encourage students to engage in class discussion and write a reflection about what they have learned from participating in this activity.

This reflection may form the basis for the development of their creative writing or art submission. Look at Create Art or Create Writing and use the content provided to explore your chosen medium and develop an entry.

Activity: Recognising and Respecting Rights

Narragunnawali: Reconciliation in Schools and Early Learning curriculum resource

Select Primary or Secondary level

Recognising and respecting the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights under the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is an important step in promoting inclusivity  equality and equity within our schools and broader communities.

Extension activities:

For further resources for Primary and Secondary students click here

For further ideas for taking action click here

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Maya Isbister, International Grammar School NSW

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Many of these resources and activities have been developed in consultation with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) to ensure that the program meets NSW curriculum outcomes for Stages 3, 4 & 5.