The five children’s rights modules introduce students to key issues, questions, and debates in children’s rights scholarship and research.  They are organized around the three categories of rights in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC): protection, provision, and participation rights.

Each module can be part of a wide range of courses, programs, and institutions. What makes these modules unique is that they feature the Hon. Landon Pearson shares her insights and experience as the former “Children’s Senator” and one of Canada’s foremost advocates for children’s rights.

Materials used in the modules are drawn from Pearson’s extensive collection of books, documents, and reports on children’s rights comprising over 10,000 documents amassed over her career that now reside in the Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights (LPC) at Carleton University.

Virginia Caputo wishes to thank e-Campus Ontario, Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities, for funding support to develop the series of children’s rights modules. Please see the eCampusOntario website to learn more about the online and hybrid courses designed with this funding support.

​For more information, visit e-campus Ontario and search “Children’s Rights.”