My Education, My right(s) - Global Action Week for Education, 24 April to 1 May 2019

Submitted by geraldine on Thu, 04/11/2019 - 09:47
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My Education, My right(s) - Global Action Week for Education, 24 April to 1 May 2019

The aim of the Global Action Week for Education 2019 is to come together to call on governments to make the right to an inclusive, equitbale, quality, free public education a reality.

Include calling on governments to: 

  • Subscribe to, ratify and put in place human rights treaties and optional protocols
  • Commit to the full realisation and implementation of SDG4
  • Invest in public education systems
  • Raise the attractiveness of the teaching profession
  • Develop gender sensitive education sector plans
  • Provide a framework for education in context of emergencies, and to IDPS and migrants
  • Address exclusion and discrimination in curriculum, teaching and learning materials and school governance
  • Foster children and youth participation in public education policies
  • Provide free of charge public quality tertiary education, including university education
  • Foster CSO monitoring mechanisms for increasing efficiency in spending of education budget
  • Ratify ILO Convention 138 on the Minimum Age for Employment
  • Provide a second chance to out-of-school children and child labourers

The Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) is a flagship event for civil society since 2003. 

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