Manual „Learning about Migration and Human Rights", June 2013

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MANUAL „LEARNING ABOUT MIGRATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS"


This manual, developed by Network Migration in Europe e.V.  is addressed to teachers in secondary schools and extracurricular educational institutions.

For each topic we offer teaching suggestions and work sheets for students.

Content

Topic 1: Who is a migrant – Who is a refugee?

A. How do human rights protect refugees and migrants? Brainstorming on migration and human rights: Getting started on Group Work

This group work is a learning module for a first engagement with the complex relation between migration, forced migration and human rights.

B. What protection do refugees enjoy? Diamond Ranking Group Work: UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees (Geneva, 1951)

This group work is a learning module for a first introduction to  the UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees (Geneva, 1951).

Topic 2: Are refugees considered unwelcome in Europe? Human rights protection in the past and present

A. “But why didn't they just leave?” Thematic Group Work: Jewish emigration and flight during Nazi Germany

"But why didn't they just leave?” This question draws on a number of complex historical issues that forestall a simple answer. The aim of this module is to convey a basic understanding of these difficulties and complexities in the absence of broad historical background knowledge.

B. A Sudanese refugee on his way to Europe. Thematic Group Work: His experiences of human rights violations

By means of this biographical journey, students can learn about human rights contradictions in the European Union.

Tips on learning resources on migration and human rights in the past and present

Developed by Dr. Anne von Oswald, Dr. Andrea Schmelz and Tanja Lenuweit, Network Migration in Europe e.V., 2013

LEARNING MODULES


WORKING MATERIALS


HUMAN RIGHTS CONVENTIONS


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