Tunisian Constituent Assembly
28 January 2014
On 26th of January 2014, Tunisia adopted a new Constitution that guarantees the right to education in articles 38 and 46. This is an important step because the 1959 Constitution did not guarantee the right to education.According to Article 38, education is compulsory until 16. The State guarantees the right to public and free education at all levels and provides the necessary means to achieve... Read more
18 January 2014
A constitutional referendum was held in Egypt on 14 and 15 January 2014 and a new constitution was approved, which contains more detail on socio-economic rights, including education.The new Constitution guarantees the right to education (Article 19) as well as related rights, such as the right to technical and professional training (Article 20), academic independence (Article 21), teachers’... Read more
14 January 2014
Costa Rica has become the 10th country to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure, meaning that it will take effect in three months.Children whose rights have been violated - including the right to education - will soon be able to complain to the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which will then decide whether to review the... Read more
2 January 2014
As governments meet at the UN to debate the future sustainable development agenda, over 300 organizations have called for human rights to be at the core of the new framework.Published on International Human Rights Day, the joint statement “Human Rights for All Post-2015”  will be presented to the Open Working Group (OWG) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its 6th session later this... Read more
23 December 2013
ActionAid has published a new report on Stop Violence Against Girls in School: A cross-country analysis of change in Ghana, Kenya and Mozambique.This report is the culmination of five years’ implementation of ActionAid’s multi-country project aimed at empowering girls and enabling them to enjoy their rights to education and participation in a violence-free environment.The uniqueness of this... Read more
2 December 2013
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) and the Right to Education Project will be offering an e-learning course on The Right to Education (29 January- 11 March 2014).This short certificate course provides human rights, development and education advocates with concepts, skills, and tools to deepen their knowledge and strategise their work on the right to education. The course will look at the... Read more
30 August 2013
NEW HANDBOOK on The Right to Education published by Amnesty International's Special Programme on Africa in collaboration with the Right to Education Project
23 February 2013
Policy brief on Learning Outcomes Assessments: A Human Rights Perspective.

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