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My Rights & My Responsibilities as a Learner?

  1. I have the right to be taken seriously and the responsibility to listen to others,
  2. I have the right to privacy and the responsibility to respect other’s privacy,
  3. I have the right to quality medical care and the responsibility to take care of myself,
  4. I have the right to a good education and the responsibility to study and respect my teachers,
  5. I have the right to be loved and protected from harm and the responsibility to show others love and care,
  6. I have the right to own belongings and the responsibility to respect the belongings of others,
  7. I have the right to special care for special needs and the responsibility to be the best person I can be,
  8. I have the right to a say in my care and any changes to how I am cared for and must take responsibility for my own actions,
  9. I have the right to make mistakes and the responsibility to learn from my mistakes,
  10. I have the right to be well fed and the responsibility not to waste food,
  11. I have the right to a safe and comfortable home and the responsibility to keep it neat and clean,
  12. I have the right to be proud of my heritage and beliefs and the responsibility to respect other’s origins and beliefs,
  13. I have a right to be told the house rules where I live and the responsibility to keep to them,
  14. I have a right to a lawyer in courtrooms and hearings affecting my future • and the responsibility to be truthful.