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Cross-cultural Study on the Rights of the Child - Slovenia 2005

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
5.01.00  Social sciences  Educational studies   

Code Science Field
S270  Social sciences  Pedagogy and didactics 
S112  Social sciences  Human rights 
Keywords
children''s rights, protection of children''s rights, education, school, convention on the rights of the childl
Evaluation (rules)
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Researchers (5)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  04159  PhD Zdenko Kodelja  Educational studies  Researcher  2004 - 2007  729 
2.  04053  PhD Zoran Pavlović  Educational studies  Head  2004 - 2007  236 
3.  26022  PhD Tina Rutar Leban  Psychology  Researcher  2005 - 2007  174 
4.  12196  PhD Marjan Šimenc  Sociology  Researcher  2004 - 2007  539 
5.  24031  PhD Damijan Štefanc  Educational studies  Researcher  2004 - 2007  341 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0553  Educational Research Institute  Ljubljana  5051614000  7,074 
Abstract
Cross-cultural Study on the Rights of the Child is an ongoing international project, designed to gather data on subjective perspective of children (and significant adults) regarding the importance and the existence of children's rights, using internationally developed and comparable methodology. In the first (pilot) sweep in the 1990"s, 20 countries from almost all continents participated in the study. In this decade a new cycle has begun, with an improved research instruments and expanded methodological design. In this sweep Educational research institute and the principal investigator are assuming an integrative and coordinative role, in cooperation with Victoria University (Canada) and the CRISP international network. At the same time, Slovenia will also participate in the study with a national project. The project is composed of three segments: A) Secondary analysis of the previously gathered data (surveys in 1992, 1994/95, 2001 and 2003) using different variables and particularly from the point of view of protecting children"s rights in the school. B) Promoting the study internationally, education and monitoring of the survey in other countries, integrating the international data-base following the completed surveys, production of the primary comparative statistics. C) Critical analysis of the methodology, including the questionnaires, developing proposals for the follow-ups in the next international sweep, and development of an additional modul for use in Slovenia, should that prove necessary. Pilot testing of the developed improvements on the representative Slovenian sample.
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