Right to education
Understanding the right to education for children
Education is an essential right that allows everyone to receive instruction and flourish in their social life. The right to education is vital for the economic, social and cultural development of all societies.
Education: an important apprenticeship
Education helps to acquire basic knowledge
Education is the learning of various knowledge. It begins with the youngest by the acquisition of basic knowledge, that is to say literacy. At this point, children learn to read and write through primary education and parenting.
This is an essential step that will allow the child to continue his education by integrating secondary education and higher education.
Education promotes the development of every child
Education is also a necessary learning that allows a person to develop his personality and identity, as well as his physical and intellectual abilities. Education makes it possible, in particular, to transmit the principles common to new generations, and to preserve and perpetuate the values of an entire society. It thus contributes to personal growth by promoting social and professional integration.
Education aims to improve the quality of life of a person. It offers disadvantaged adults and children a chance to escape poverty. It is therefore an essential tool for the economic, social and cultural development of all populations in the world.
The right to education: a fundamental and universal right
Education must be accessible to all children
Education is a human right that must be accessible to all people, without any discrimination. All children must be able to go to school, and thus enjoy the same opportunities to build a future. In addition, education must also be free of charge so that children from disadvantaged backgrounds can also enjoy their right to education.
The education provided must be of good quality
Beyond accessibility, the right to education also assumes that the learning goals are met. This means that all children have the right to receive an education of good quality and adapted to their needs.
Also, teachers must be trained in teaching techniques that combine the pedagogical aspect and the fun aspect, in order to arouse the interest of children.
It is the responsibility of countries to guarantee each child’s right to education. They must therefore concentrate their efforts on primary education to make schools accessible and free to all children and thus enable them to learn to read and write.