According to international human rights law, non-government schools must conform to minimum educational standards, as laid down or approved by the State. Minimum educational standards may relate to issues such as admission, curricula and the recognition of certificates


The State has an obligation to ensure that minimum educational standards are met in schools not established by the public authorities, in order to ensure a decent quality of education for all

Human Rights Standards: 

Articles 13 (3) & (4), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Article 29 (2), Convention on the Rights of the Child; Article 11 (7), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child; Article 2, Op Protocol 1, European Convention on Human Rights; Article 17 (1) (a), (Revised) European Social Charter; Article 27 (3), ILO Convention 169; Articles 4 (b) & 5 (b), UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education

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