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What are possible fields of work and options of action for the graduates?

Successful graduation prepares you to take on leading positions in the following areas (a.o.):

  • human rights, children’s rights and child and youth aid organisations
  • national and international NGOs
  • international organisations (e.g. EU, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNHCR)
  • research and training related to childhood and children’s rights
  • international development cooperation
  • internationally and intercultural oriented learning
  • migration and refugee work
  • children's advocay/children's ombudsmen
  • social affairs ministries, communal administrations
  • journalism
  • social economy

 

Nowadays, the society demands more and more independent child representatives. The qualifications one achives at the M.A. in Childhood Studies and Children's Rights are the basis for that field of activity. Mehr dazu hier (pdf). (in german!) 

A more specific description of the occupational area is listed here (pdf) (in german!).

Examples of work and activities MACR graduates are engaged in are:

-          UNHCR Child Protection Manager in Uganda;

-          School director of a reform high school.

-          Children’s Ombudsman of a Child and Youth welfare institution

-          Member of Senate and director of the committee on children and youth in Brandenburg, Germany

-          Office director of the minister for work and social affairs in Brandenburg

-          Speaker of the federal direction of the German Scouts organisation

-          Researcher and project coordinator at the German Institute of Human Rights

-          Programme director “ a chance to play-o direito de brincar“ based in São Paulo (Brazil), terre des hommes Germany

-          Speaker of the  Kenniscentrum Kinderrechten (Children's Rights Knowledge Centre, KeKi) in Ghent, Belgium;

-          Director of the international program section at Save the Children, Germany;

-          Director of a self-founded NGO, based in Togo (agbe: www.agbe.org);

-          Director of the Observatory on institutions of delinquent youth in Paraguay.

-          Member of a film production enterprise

-          Freelance Journalist

Some graduates have dedicated themselves to further academic studies (PhD) in Germany and Europe, e.g. on themes such as „FGM und Human Rights Education“ or "Rights-based approach to social justice. Agricultural bonded labour in India and Nepal" or „Developing a Children’s Rights Module for Teacher Education”. 

 

 

Successful graduation prepares you to take on leading positions in the following areas (a.o.):

  • human rights, children’s rights and child and youth aid organisations
  • national and international NGOs
  • international organisations (e.g. EU, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNHCR)
  • research and training related to childhood and children’s rights
  • international development cooperation
  • international and intercultural oriented learning
  • migration and refugee work
  • children's advocacy/children's ombudsmen
  • social affairs ministries, communal administrations
  • journalism
  • social economy

Nowadays, society demands more and more independent children’s ombudsmen and representatives. The qualification and knowledge gained in the M.A. Childhood Studies and Children's Rights are the basis for this field of activity. Mehr dazu hier (pdf). (in German!) 

A more specific description of possible work placements can be found here (pdf) (in german!).

Examples of work and activities MACR graduates are engaged in are:

-          UNHCR Child Protection Manager in Uganda;

-          School director of a reform high school.

-          Children’s Ombudsman of a Child and Youth welfare institution

-          Member of Senate and director of the committee on children and youth in Brandenburg, Germany

-          Office director of the minister for work and social affairs in Brandenburg

-          Speaker of the federal direction of the German Scouts organisation

-          Researcher and project coordinator at the German Institute of Human Rights

-          Programme director “ a chance to play-o direito de brincar“ based in São Paulo (Brazil), terre des hommes Germany

-          Speaker of the  Kenniscentrum Kinderrechten (Children's Rights Knowledge Centre, KeKi) in Ghent, Belgium;

-          Director of the international program section at Save the Children, Germany;

-          Director of a self-founded NGO, based in Togo (agbe: www.agbe.org);

-          Director of the Observatory on institutions of delinquent youth in Paraguay.

-          Member of a film production enterprise

-          Freelance Journalist

Some graduates have dedicated themselves to further academic studies (PhD) in Germany and Europe, e.g. on themes such as „FGM und Human Rights Education“ or "Rights-based approach to social justice. Agricultural bonded labour in India and Nepal" or „Developing a Children’s Rights Module for Teacher Education”.