Right to education handbook

Education is a fundamental human right of every woman, man and child. In states’ efforts to meet their commitments to making the right to education a reality for all, most have made impressive progress in recent decades. With new laws and policies that remove fees in basic education, significant progress has been made in advancing free education. This has led to tens of millions of children enrolling for the first time and the number of out of school children and adolescents falling by almost half since 2000.

Guide to a strategic approach to human rights education

How national human rights institutions (NHRIs) can benefit from their unique position and set winning priorities. The guide aims to support NHRIs in adopting a strategic approach to human rights education based on guided exercises and reflections on the specific contexts of NHRIs, the challenges they meet and the unique role and responsibilities of NHRIs in the field of human rights education. The guide also suggests common standards for NHRIs work on human rights education.

 

Beneficio público sobre beneficio privado

Este conjunto de herramientas pretende ser un recurso para coaliciones de la sociedad civil y organizaciones con una comprensión de la educación basada en derechos, que desean comprender mejor el desarrollo e impacto de la privatización en el sector educativo en su país, y que pueden estar pensando, o ya se han embarcado, en reivindicaciones contra los dañinos efectos de la privatización.
 
Aunque refleja primordialmente el contexto del sur global -tanto en países de ingresos bajos como ingresos medios-, estas herramientas se basan en experiencias y ejemplos de to

Learning lessons from litigators: Realising the right to education through public interest lawyering (Module 1)

The Oxford Human Rights Hub in partnership with the Open Society Foundations has created a free online resource Learning lessons from litigators: Realising the right to education through public interest lawyering for anyone engaged in campaigning, advocating or litigating for the right to education, especially in the context of privatisation of education, on the potential and risks of litigation and how it can complement other forms of activism.

Using the law for children's rights: An introductory guide

Using the law for children's rights: an introductory guide

While many authorities can tolerate some traditional campaigning methods, it is usually harder to ignore the law. As part of broader campaigns, the law can be a powerful tool for achieving the changes that children need. Legal advocacy is now being used systematically in a few countries – leading to strong outcomes for children – and it has great potential for wider use.

Key proposals regarding the follow-up on views issued by UN human rights treaty bodies

The Strategic Litigation Working Group (SLWG) has launched a discussion paper with eight key proposals regarding the follow-up on views issued by United Nations human rights treaty bodies (UNTBs). ESCR-Net’s SLWG recognises the significance of decisions issued by UNTBs under the complaints procedures (Views) in the advancement of human rights enjoyment by people around the world, and welcomes the past action and willingness of the UNTBs to continue developing constructive practices regarding the impact and implementation of such Views.

Guide: Unpacking Sustainable Development Goal 4 Education 2030

This guide, organised around a set of questions and answers to 'unpack' SDG4, provides overall guidance for a deeper understanding of SDG4 within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in order to support its effective implementation. The guide outlines the key features of SDG4-Education 2030 and the global commitments expressed in the SDG4 targets as articulated in the Incheon Declaration and the Education 2030 Framework for Action. The guide also examines the implications of translating these global commitments within, and through, national education development efforts.

Introducción a los principios rectores de los derechos humanos sobre las obligaciones del estado con respecto a las escuelas privadas

Los Principios rectores de derechos humanos sobre las obligaciones del estado en relación con las escuelas privadas ("Principios rectores") pretenden proporcionar un marco normativo universalmente aceptado y jurídicamente vinculante que ayude a reflexionar sobre el papel y las limitaciones de las escuelas privadas con el fin de garantizar la dignidad humana.

Esta guía explica por qué se necesitan los Principios rectores, quién los desarrolla y el proceso de consulta.

 

La Financiación Importa: Herramientas para la financiación interna de la educación

Este juego de herramientas ha sido producido por la Campaña Mundial por la Educación (CME) en colaboración con ActionAid International (AAI), la Internacional de la Educación (IE) y con la financiación de la Alianza Mundial por la Educación (AME). Tiene por objeto apoyar a las organizaciones de la sociedad civil y a los activistas por la educación  de países de ingresos bajos y medios para su lucha y sus campañas respecto a asuntos relacionados con la financiación de la educación, como área de enfoque estratégico del movimiento CME.

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