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Launch of KS4 materials - The Rule of Law for Citizenship Education: International Law and Human Rights

28th June 2017

Time: 17:00-19:00 (Registration open from 16:45)

Venue: Travers Smith LLP, 2-3 Hosier Lane, London, EC1A 9LQ

The past few years have seen the 'monstering' of human rights become a regular occurrence. Newspapers bemoan them. Pundits undermine them. Politicians call for their abolition. But amongst all of this, human rights continue to safeguard citizens against excessive government action, uphold our freedoms and allow us to live in free and fair societies.

At The Bingham Centre, we have produced a textbook for Citizenship Education that will allow teachers to equip their students with sufficient knowledge of human rights to be able to challenge inaccurate information that they receive, whilst becoming active citizens in the process.

This event will be the launch of these materials and will help teachers become more confident when delivering lessons that engage with the rule of law and human rights education.

What to expect

  • A panel of lawyers, citizenship specialists and campaigners discussing issues within the policy environment.
  • Support and assistance in teaching fundamental British Values, SMSC, the national Citizenship curriculum and other Department for Education strategies.
  • A FREE copy of our award-winning textbook.
  • An opportunity to test key lessons from the book involving international conflicts and children's rights, giving feedback on how the resources should be used.
  • The chance to meet like-minded teachers with a passion for equipping their students with the tools to become active citizens.
  • Networking and refreshments!


  • Michael Abiodun Olatokun, Research Fellow, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
  • Ade Onibada, Social Media Manager, Bite The Ballot.
  • Alex Cisneros, Pupil Barrister, No. 5 Chambers.
  • A representative of Travers Smith will introduce attendees to the firm.

All participants will be given a free copy of the resources.

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