Unicef UK offers a range of support options to work jointly with school leaders to achieve the Rights Respecting Schools Award. Feedback from work with both primary and secondary schools identifies that the timescale to achieve Level 1 is generally between 12 and 18 months and Level 2 about a further 18 to 24 months.

Schools find that working directly with our education officers enables them to maintain progress through to becoming fully rights-respecting and being accredited as Level 2. Although some schools report an early impact, it appears from the reports from most schools that the greatest impact takes place between two and three years of working towards the award.

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Students at Turton High School, Bolton learning about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). © UNICEF UK/2009/RRS/Howard Davies
Students at Turton High School, Bolton learning about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).© UNICEF UK/2009/RRS/Howard Davies