Disability Rights – Online Education Programme

Disability rights – online education programme

Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tātou is a unique education programme that was developed by Te Pou and the Disabled Persons Assembly. The programme puts human rights for disabled people and the Disability Convention into a New Zealand cultural context.

This 10-hour online workshop series will be held over four 2.5 hour modules.

When: 9.30am – 12.00pm on:

  • Tuesday 25 July
  • Thursday 27 July
  • Tuesday 1 August
  • Thursday 3 August

Where: online

Cost: free for Disability Support Services who hold a contract with Whaikaha or offered on a cost recovery basis.

Registration: Register your attendance online

The aim of the online workshop is to increase participants understanding of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and human rights, and to apply this understanding to practical situations. It is applicable to participants personal and professional lives.

The content includes:

Section 1 Human Rights

Section 2 The Treaty of Waitangi, tūrangawaewae and citizenship

Section 3 The Human Rights system

Section 4 Disability, the social model and Human Rights framework

Section 5 The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Section 6 The eight General Principles

Section 7 The Articles

Section 8 Applying the Disability Convention

For more information and to register see Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tātou Online Workshop | Te Pou