“Limited Potential” The Right to Higher Education in France Impact of Place of Origin and of Cost on Inequality
This report shows how a student’s place of origin within France, that is, the region in which they live prior to the beginning of their studies, coupled with their socio-economic background can mean that the cost of education, which is heavily influenced by the structure of the French higher education system, poses a significant barrier to their enjoyment of the right to higher education.
Accountability in education: Meeting our commitments
The second edition of the Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM Report) presents the latest evidence on global progress towards the education targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
'I had a dream to finish school' - Barriers to secondary education in Tanzania
More than 40 percent of Tanzania’s adolescents are left out of quality lower-secondary education despite the government’s positive decision to make lower-secondary education free.
Lost years: Secondary education for children in emergencies
Amin, 18, became a refugee when his family fled Syria for Lebanon five years ago. He has not set foot in school since. With his father unable to get legal status or work, responsibility for supporting the family of seven fell to Amin.
Las Leyes Generales de Educación en América Latina – El Derecho como Proyecto Político
Campaña Latinoamericana y IIPE-UNESCO lanzan estudio sobre "Las Leyes Generales de Educación en América Latina - El derecho como proyecto político".
La investigación analiza en qué medida las leyes generales de educación vigentes en la región promueven la realización del derecho humano a la educación y la consolidación de los Estados como garantes de ese derecho.
Dichotomy of technical vs. general education: Challenging the indivisibility of the right to education
I was very pleased to be invited by UNESCO to participate in the Asia Pacific Conference on Education and Training (ACET) that took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 3 to 5. It was organized jointly by UNESCO and the Ministry of Education, Malaysia, with participation from 48 countries. The timing of the Conference couldn’t have been better, right after the World Education Forum in May and before the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Summit in September.
CESCR Observación General 11: Planes de Acción para la Enseñanza Primaria
La Observación General 11, adoptada por el Comité de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, proporciona una interpretación y clarificación del artículo 14 de Pacto Internacional de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales.
CESCR General Comment 11: Plans of Action for Primary Education
General Comment 11, adopted by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, provides interpretation and clarification of Article 14 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
The Right to Primary Education Free of Charge for All: Ensuring Compliance with International Obligations
This concept paper clarifies international States obligations related to the right to primary education free of charge for all as guaranteed by UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.