1. Education should always be available for everyone. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages.
Elementary education is necessary and obligatory.Technical and professional education shall be generally available for people who have skills that are seeking for it and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit and mark. (“Youth For Human Rights”)2. Education shall be involved in developing human’s personality and strengthening the respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and relationship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the preservation of peace.
(“Youth For Human Rights”)3. Parents have the authority to decide the kind of education that their children should be given. (“Youth For Human Rights”) However, there are more than 120 million children and adults are absent from class across the world.
(Human Rights Watch) For example: It is estimated by a 2014 FOI request by the NCB to local authorities that more than 14,800 children were missing education across England at any momednt – and the whereabouts of about 3,000 of these children were unknown. (The Guardian)Some reasons that are mostly possible (The Guardian) :Conflict with other pupils or teachers.The lack of understanding England’s school admissionTheir life is in a temporary accomodation and they have to move repeatedly.In their opinion, their school has not given them the right support to solve problems such as bullying, mental health issues and special educational needs.In some parts of India, if the school’s register had the names of the Dalit children, nearly all of them were not allowed in the classroom and were out of the classroom, working as rag pickers.
They were just not welcome there.(Human Rights Watch) ( This is both discrimination and education abuses ) In Canada, many students at residential schools rarely had opportunities to see examples of normal family life. They were in school ten months a year, and were not allowed to see their parents. Letters home were written in English — which many parents couldn’t read. Brothers and sisters at the same school rarely saw each other, as all activities were segregated by sex.(CBCnews)When students returned to the reserve, they often found they didn’t belong to their family.
They didn’t have the skills to help their parents, and constant lack of their own culture by school. (CBCnews)What Canadian government has done to protect the right to education: A long-awaited apology from the Government of Canada to residential schools and the damage they caused to aboriginal people.(CBCnews)All students are able to attend elementary and secondary education in Canada for free.The Province of Ontario has recently enacted legislation to keep students to remain in school until the age of eighteen to keep them educated and is enforceable with fines against parents who do not want their children to be in school because of personal problem. (Clarke, Stephen, Children’s Rights: Canada | Law Library of Congress)Globally and in Canada Organization:Save the Children.Unicef Canada.Human Rights Watch is a non governmental organization that is located in many location around the world such as New York, Amsterdam, Toronto,etc.
This organization investigates and exposes human rights violations, holds abusers accountable, and makes governments and those who have power to do something and us their power to end abusive practices and respect international human rights law.They have reported and exposed many places around the world for being lacked of education. Some countries such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, etc.Paulo Freire: a pioneers that fought for education.”He grew aggravated with the standard “factory” model of education when teaching poor adults how to read in Brazil in the 1960s and 70s.”(Global Citizen)According to him, education should be more empowered and should have a better importance for people.