Essential Tools

An indispensable range of reference texts, manuals and ‘how-to’ volumes, aimed to support the work of programme and project workers in their everyday activities with and on behalf of children. All Essential Tools are based on the hands-on experience of recognized experts in children’s-rights programming.

The right to be properly researched: How to do rights-based, scientific research with children

The right to be properly researched: How to do rights-based, scientific research with children

A boxed set of 10 manuals for fieldworkers, giving step-by step guidance, linked to downloadable website materials and covering all aspects of research from conception to report writing.

Manual 1 Where do we start? explains the rights-based approach to research with children and how it relates to other research approaches.
Manual 2 How do we protect children? deals with the ethical rules and methods necessary in all research with children.
Manual 3 How can we be good researchers with children? provides information necessary for training, so that all researchers are fully equipped to work with children.
Manual 4 What do know already and what do we want to know? sets out the procedures of deciding on research topics and questions.
Manual 5 How are we going to find out? takes researchers through the process of choosing research methods and designing and piloting research tools.
Manual 6 How can we get the best data? provides guidance on research planning and management.
Manual 7 How do we count data? details the processes necessary for numerical analysis.
Manual 8 What do numbers mean? demonstrates the means of changing numerical results into meaningful answers to research questions.
Manual 9 How do we write the report? provides guidance on writing clear reports about research results for a variety of readers, including children.
Manual 10 Research dictionary, is an easy reference dictionary that clarifies the meanings of research terms as they are used in the rights-based approach.

US$39.99 a set including postage and packaging

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Boxed set of 10 paperback manuals
English, diagrams and tables
ISBN: 978-616-7333-00-7

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Beyond Article

The Convention on the Rights of the Child: Karen Translation

November 2006
Translated by a team of Karen young people, with an illustrated children-friendly introduction to the human rights of children

US$1 a copy including postage and packaging in Thailand or 20 baht a copy to personal callers at Unit 509, 87 Sukhumvit Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Tel: 66 2 655 1880

Paperback, pocket edition
Karen and English, illustrations
ISBN: 974-685-079-2

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The Essential Workshop Dictionary
Forthcoming May 2007

Editors: Henk van Beers and Guy Thompstone
A dictionary of terms used in children’s-rights workshops and seminars, intended for participants whose first language is not English.