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Audit and Needs Analysis: Human Rights Education and Training

1 December 2007  |  

The introduction of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities brought with it an obligation for some organisations - and an opportunity for others - to undertake human rights education and training. While many formal training programs were being planned, VCOSS was aware that there was already a good deal of human rights training being done informally by community sector organisations (CSOs) themselves.

VCOSS conducted an Audit to determine what training had already been provided (or planned in the future), and a Needs Analysis to ascertain what further training CSOs wanted and needed to be provided by external bodies.

It aimed to develop a solid foundation for the delivery of human rights education and training programs for community sector workers and organisations, based on identified community need.

Published by under Human rights
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Using the Charter in Policy and Practice

1 December 2007  |  

The report examines changes that had been made by community sector organisations to incorporate the Charter - and human rights principles more broadly - into organisational polices, procedures or service delivery. It includes substantial appendices providing examples from the organisations surveyed including a Project Plan, a Human Rights Committee's Terms of Reference, a Watching Brief, and examples of revised policies.

Published by under Human rights