Elizabeth Powers: I have the right to be a child: Arts Engagements that Elicit Children’s Perspectives on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child – Digital Presentation

Part of Educating Creatively Conference. Running from
Last event: Saturday 7 September 2019 at 3.15pm

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Elizabeth Powers, Ph.D. is a Professor of Early Childhood Education at Millersville University (USA). She is also a member of the editorial board for Cornucopia.

This presentation encourages conversations with children about their rights and how they frame those ideals. Data was collected using a critical literacy protocol and a series of observations, structured interviews, and arts-based research methods to scaffold children’s reflections by asking them to create artistic representations of their perspectives. Annotated examples of children’s drawings and direct quotes will be shared to further help participants consider how children themselves understand their rights.

Certificate:

16+

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