Secondary education, including technical and vocational education, shall be made generally available and accessible to all by every appropriate means, in particular by the progressive introduction of free education.
Higher education shall be made equally accessible to all, on the basis of capacity, by every appropriate means, in particular by the progressive introduction of free education.
This represents: about four days worth of global military spending; seven days worth of currency speculation in international markets; less than half of what North American parents spend on toys for their children each year; and less than the annual amount that Europeans spend on computer games or mineral water.
Crucial as international support is, it would count for little in the absence of national action. Between them India and Pakistan have 40 million children out of school-over one third of the global total.
Article 29 stipulates that the education of the child shall be directed towards the development of the childs personality, talents, and mental and physical abilities to their fullest potential.
The UNESCO Convention stipulates that states parties must undertake to formulate, develop and apply a national policy which will tend to promote equality of opportunity and treatment, and, in particular, to make primary education free and compulsory.Article 13 contains a general statement that everyone has the right to education and that education should contribute to the full development of the human personality.It also specifically stipulates: Primary education shall be compulsory and available free to all.Education is one of the main driving forces of poverty in both countries.Yet their governments spend more on armaments and on creating a new balance of nuclear terror than on primary education. The world cannot afford to tolerate the poverty, injustice, and waste associated with the mass violation of the right to education.states, "Everyone has the right to education. In addition, it says that it shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit, and technical and professional education shall be made generally available.The UDHR also stipulates that education should be directed towards the full development of the human personality and strengthen respect for human rights.' 'Lack of enterprise-so lazy, they do not make the best of the opportunities offered.' 'Why should government take the responsibility for educating children? It helps to explain, for instance, why enormous resources have been spent on developing world-class institutions of higher learning (such as Institutes of Management and Institutes of Technology) while thousands of primary schools went without blackboard or drinking water.Teaching methods and the school curriculum also bear the stamp of this view of education as a rat-race."6 The constitutions of several countries include provisions on the right to education. The liberty of parents or guardians to choose for their children schools other than those established by the public authorities which conform to minimum educational standards shall be respected.In addition, article 13 recognizes the liberty of parents or guardians to ensure the religious and moral education of their children in conformity with their own convictions. of compulsory primary education free of charge for all. Articles 28 and 29 of the CRC deal with the right of the child to education.