Minority schools limiting understanding of and participation of the community
Failure to take measure to correct
Type of entry: Potential Violation
...that this right is not exercised in a manner which prevents the members of these minorities from understanding the culture and language of the community as a whole and from participating in its activities (UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education, art. 5(1)).
Other Related Terms (keywords):
- Indigenous peoples
- Special groups
See ESC right:
Relevant ICESCR Articles:
13(3): The States Parties to the present Covenant undertake to have respect for the liberty of parents and, when applicable, legal guardians to choose for their children schools, other than those established by the public authorities, which conform to such minimum educational standards as may be laid down or approved by the State and to ensure the religious and moral education of their children in conformity with their own convictions.
13(4): No part of this article shall be construed so as to interfere with the liberty of individuals and bodies to establish and direct educational institutions , subject always to the observance of the principles set forth in paragraph I of this article and to the requirement that the education given in such institutions shall conform to such minimum standards as may be laid down by the State.
Convention Against Discrimination in Education