Publication Date: 2008
Author/Publisher: UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
This four-page brochure guides the reader through the salient points of the right to education. It lists the main attributes of the relevant UN Conventions, their implementation and monitoring.
It explains the current challenges facing this international obligation: inequalities to accessing education; status of the teaching profession; unreached goal of free primary education; outdated national legislations; financing for education and upholding of education as a public good.