Common obstacles include, inter alia, not allowing civil society organisations to operate freely in the State, withholding information from civil society organisations that is necessary for monitoring the right to education and hindering access of these organisations to schools for monitoring purposes


Civil society organisations can play an important ‘watchdog’ role to monitor and evaluate education policies and programmes, and to hold politicians and school officials to account for the delivery of good quality education in an equitable manner

Human Rights Standards: 

Article 25 (a), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Levels and Types of Education: 
Policy Processes and Governance: 
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