For instance, if the national government devolves the responsibility for hiring and paying teachers to the local level but does not provide to the local level the funds that until then were allocated for that purpose, the poorer local jurisdictions may not be able to hire all the necessary teachers
This indicator measures the proportion of court cases related to the right to education that have been adjudicated against the State in the last 5 years
Number of court cases on educational rights is the number of cases that considered issues related to the right to education in the last five years.
This indicator measures the proportion of complaints that have been investigated by an administrative body in the last 12 months
This indicator is the number of complaints regarding issues related to the right to education in the last 12 months.
Complaint mechanisms may be set up within the Education Ministry and / or within non-judicial oversight institutions such as a human rights commission, the supreme audit institution, or an anti-corruption agency
Targeted programmes in the education sector are those that are not universal (ie that the beneficiaries are only a segment of the population) either because by its very nature a programme is meant to help a specific group (eg cash transfers to poor families to help them meet the various types of costs associated with education) or because the State does not have enough resources to provide at this stage to everybody in the education system