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...
Savita Kumar posted the Blog
on Feb 11, 2014 , 05:01 am
CHILDRE'S NOBEL PRIZE
CHILDREN'S NOBEL PRIZEOn February 5, 2014, the nominees for the 2014 World’s Children’s Prize (WCP) have been revealed. Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai, who fights for girls’ right to education and who was shot by the Taliban as a result, has been nominated alongside John Wood from the USA, who over 15 years has given millions of children in ten countries access to libraries and education, and Indira Ranamagar, for her 20-year struggle for children of prisoners in Nepal. The nomin more »
Anjum Seth updated the Discussion
on May 29, 2013 , 12:32 pm
Indian education system insensitive towards the physically challenged?
It is sad to read about an 18-year-old visually impaired student who could not appear for IIT exams despite scoring a 96% in his class 12th exams. Indian institutes may have restricted him from entering the exams but world renowned Stanford more »
Yes,reservations should be stopped
No,reservations should be there
Not able to decide