Right to education

The right to education is a universal entitlement to education, a right that is recognized as a human right. According to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights the right to education includes the right to free, compulsory primary education for all, an obligation to develop secondary education accessible to all, in particular by the progressive introduction of free secondary education, as well as an obligation to develop equitable access to higher education, ideally by the progressive introduction of free higher education. The right to education also includes a responsibility to provide basic education for individuals who have not completed primary education. In addition to these access to education provisions, the right to education encompasses the obligation to rule out discrimination at all levels of the educational system, to set minimum standards and to improve quality of education. The right to education is law in Article 26 of the Universal...
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Manish Gupta
Manish Gupta posted the Blog
on Jul 10, 2014 , 10:35 am
GenNext India: A nation of semi-literate private schoolchildren
The latest ASER survey conducted by the Pratham Education Foundation of rural schools across India offers some startling results.For starters, 96 percent of kids between 6 to 14 years are enrolled in a school. Hurray, right?Except this: 53.2 percent of children in Std V cannot read a Std II level text, up from 46 percent in 2010. The number for government schools is¬† more abysmal: up from 49.3 percent (2010) to 58.3 percent (2012).This: 61.3 percent of children in Std III cannot read a Std more »
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Yadu Jha
Yadu Jha
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on Jul 02, 2014 , 08:08 pm
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Yadu Jha
Yadu Jha commented on the poll by Santu Sarwad
on Jul 02, 2014 , 08:06 pm
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Santu Sarwad
Santu Sarwad reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 02, 2014 , 07:10 pm
A right to education
Education began in the earliest prehistory, as adults trained the young of their society in the knowledge and skills they would need to master and eventually pass on. In pre-literate societies this was achieved orally and through imitation. more »
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Santu Sarwad
Santu Sarwad posted the Blog
on Jul 02, 2014 , 07:09 pm
A right to education
Education began in the earliest prehistory, as adults trained the young of their society in the knowledge and skills they would need to master and eventually pass on. In pre-literate societies this was achieved orally and through imitation. Story-telling continued from one generation to the next. As cultures began to extend their knowledge beyond skills that could be readily learned through imitation, formal education developed. Schools existed in Egypt at the time of the Middle more »
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John Smith
John Smith reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jun 28, 2014 , 04:50 pm
Class Struggle
¬†Publishing misleading data will not help the government achieve universal elementary education. "Primary education on track, what about higher levels" reads a news item. "Numbers are okay,but quality is the key word" runs another. This is not more »
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