The values, attitudes and programmatic aspects of the Rights Respecting Schools Initiative in Canada were influenced by a number of successful initiatives, including:
- UNICEF Child-Friendly Schools in over 90 countries around the world
- Rights Respecting Schools Award in the United Kingdom
- Collaborations with the Children’s Rights Centre at Cape Breton University
- Rights, Respect and Responsibility Programme in Hampshire County, England
To learn more about the history of Rights Respecting Schools in Canada, download and read Section 1 of the Rights Respecting Schools Toolkit.