The Children’s Commissioners of Scotland, England and Wales have worked collaboratively to design and produce a new resource which explores the UNCRC using symbols and simple language. This is a world first and was principally designed to help adults communicate with young people who: It’s a world first, designed to help adults communicate with children and young people who:
- are non-verbal,
- have speech and language difficulties, or
- have additional support needs.
Gerry McMurtrie of Unicef UK– Scotland, said:
“As part of our Rights Respecting Schools award, we work with schools across the country to create safe and inspiring places to learn, where children are respected, and their rights are protected.
“We know that schools and early years settings, especially those committed to becoming Rights Respecting, will welcome this innovative way of making the Articles of the UNCRC accessible to more children and young people.” (source: http://www.cypcs.org.uk/news/in-the-news/new-symbols-resource-to-help-children-know-their-rights)
This resource is free and if you are interested in finding out more about it then please visit the link here: http://www.cypcs.org.uk/news/in-the-news/new-symbols-resource-to-help-children-know-their-rights.