Published in July 2018.
This module is a resource for lecturers
Possible class structure
This section contains recommendations for a teaching sequence and timing intended to achieve learning outcomes through a three-hour class. The lecturer may wish to disregard or shorten some of the segments below in order to give more time to other elements, including introduction, icebreakers, conclusion or short breaks. The structure could also be adapted for shorter or longer classes, given that the class durations vary across countries.
- 0 - 10 mins » Briefly introduce topic, session learning outcomes and outline structure.
- 10 - 20 mins » Introduction to the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy 2006
- 20 - 50 mins » Discuss international legal sources ('hard' and 'soft') underpinning the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy 2006. Watch the video of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism
- 50 - 55 mins » Short break.
- 55 - 80 mins » Discuss national frameworks. Discuss Case study 1: Constitutionality of anti-terrorism law.
- 80 - 105 mins » Discuss international human rights law. Watch the video as an introduction to human rights.
- 105 - 110 mins » Short break.
- 110 - 135 mins » Discuss international humanitarian law. Exercise 1: Introduction to IHL.
- 135 - 155 mins » Discuss international refugee law. Discuss Case study 2: Exclusion of refugees under the 1951 Refugee Convention.
- 155 - 175 mins » Exercise 2: Debate on the conundrum of returning jihadists.
- 175 - 180 mins » If appropriate, introduce the assessment questions with relevant marking criteria.