Value Education and Human Rights in the Context of Youth Work
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Course code
TPN5647.HR
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Väärtuskasvatus ja inimõigused noorsootöö kontekstis
Course title in English
Value Education and Human Rights in the Context of Youth Work
ECTS credits
3.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
24
Teaching semester
spring
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To give an overview of the most important legal acts and international treaties in the field of human rights and their connections with youth work;
to create the preconditions for knowing how to link international youth policies with human rights, for understanding the integration policy in the context of human rights and youth policies, as well as for knowing how to apply knowledge of human rights in youth work
Brief description of the course
The course analyzes the values of youth work, learns about value education methods and introduces teachers to the value game.
Challenges and legislation related to human rights in the Republic of Estonia and their implementation in youth work will be introduced. The topics are also addressed in the context of international (especially European) treaties and examples.
Independent work
Case study. Essay.
Learning outcomes in the course
By the end of the course, students:
understand the importance of dealing with the topic of human rights in the context of youth work
know the most important legislation and international treaties in the field of human rights that influences the youth policies
are able to link human rights and youth policies
are able to link integration policy with human rights and youth policies
are able to apply in youth work the knowledge gained during the course
Assessment methods
Exam. Exam Grade is a combination of independent work and active participation in seminars / workshops.
Teacher
Ilona-Evelyn Rannala, PhD
Replacement literature
Ainet ei saa läbida asenduskirjandusega, kuna sisaldab suures mahus pratikume ja/või seminare.
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