Small Places


Published in 2012, Small Places is the third in a series of educational materials developed by the OCO since 2007.

Small Places assists teachers at primary and post-primary level to explore children’s rights and responsibilities with their students in the context of curriculum teaching and learning. In particular, Small Places aims to support children and young people to make connections between children’s rights, as set out in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and their daily lives at home, at school and in their communities.

The materials for primary schools were developed for work with children in 3rd to 6th class:

The materials for post-primary schools are of particular relevance to Junior Certificate CSPE: