Give Children the Opportunity to Learn How to Exercise Their Rights

Tuesday 20th October 2020

Interview with André Roberfroid, previously Deputy Director of UNICEF and President of AMI, and now AMI Global Ambassador

André Roberfroid has worked in the area of child rights for most of his life, having worked for UNICEF for more than 30 years, work which then led him to connect with AMI and the global Montessori community. Often referred to as a child rights militant, André was part of the founding of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Read the interview where André talks about his work and what has driven him throughout his career. 

AMI Podcast 

The Child as Actor: Fostering Freedom, Respect and Solidarity

André Roberfroid discusses children’s rights and how they are ingrained in the work of Montessori teachers. He discusses the three core characteristics of Montessori, namely Freedom, Respect and Solidarity and how these are linked to the rights of the child.

Click here to listen.

André Roberfroid