Through human rights education we can empower the next generation to develop the skills and attitudes that promote equality, dignity and respect in your community, society and worldwide.

Secondary school resources

A Matter of Life and Death (PDF)

The resources helps students and teachers explore the issues surrounding the use of the death penalty, one of Amnesty’s oldest and most established campaigns.

Geography Development and Human Rights (PDF)

Introducing a new human rights education teachers’ manual for senior cycle geography. This manual contains lesson plans that educate about human rights issues in a development context.

A is for action (PDF)
This CSPE Action Project resource is intended to assist teachers in guiding students through the steps of deciding on and planning a human rights action project.

Voice our concern is a human rights education project enabling senior cycle students, non-formal education centres and the wider community to learn about and discuss human rights in a creative, participatory and empowering way.

Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a resource pack for Civic, Social and Political Education (CSPE) teachers and their students. The resource contains 12 classes, each class sets out to answer an important question about the UDHR.

Human rights education toolkit

School children from around the world have sent messages of solidarity to the thousands of children who have been detained and separated from their families at the US border, as a result of the Trump administration’s outrageous immigration policies. Schools interested in taking part in the letter writing action can download the human rights education toolkit.