Minority teachers ratio is the percentage of teachers belonging to minority groups out of the total of teachers for a given level of education


A minority teachers ratio significantly lower than the proportion of that minority in the country may contribute to the lack of cultural adaptability of education to the needs of children belonging to that minority

Human Rights Standards: 

Article 8 (2), European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages; Article 27, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; Article 30 Convention on the Rights of the Child; Article 7 International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination; Para 62, Committee on the Rights of the Child General Comment 11; Article 28, ILO 169; Article 5 (c), UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education; Articles 12 (1) (2) & 14, Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Marginalised Groups: 
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