Right to Education

Iranian Nationalism Does Not Accommodate Ethnic Minorities

Iranian Nationalism Does Not Accommodate Ethnic Minorities

As a matter of human rights, everybody has a right to education in their mother language as the basis for ...
High Court Victory upholding the Right to Education for Undocumented Learners in South Africa

High Court Victory upholding the Right to Education for Undocumented Learners in South Africa

On Thursday 12 December, the Makhanda High Court affirmed that all learners in South Africa have the ...
Protecting the Right to a Basic Education for Undocumented Learners: An Update from the Legal Resources Centre

Protecting the Right to a Basic Education for Undocumented Learners: An Update from the Legal Resources Centre

(As the current Oxford Human Rights Hub/Rhodes University Travelling Fellow, I’ll be blogging about my experiences ...
The 2019 Guiding Principles on the Right to Education: The Drafters’ Perspective

The 2019 Guiding Principles on the Right to Education: The Drafters’ Perspective

The Oxford Human Rights Hub in partnership with the Masters in International Human Rights Law at the Department ...
Abidjan’s Roadmap for Free and Quality Public Education

Abidjan’s Roadmap for Free and Quality Public Education

I had to take three flights and it took me almost 24 hours to get to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, from Medellin, my ...
Affirmative Action Without Accessibility: India’s Higher Education System Fails Disabled Students

Affirmative Action Without Accessibility: India’s Higher Education System Fails Disabled Students

2.21 % of India’s population is disabled, and many of these disabled persons are subject to exclusion and ...
Major Federal Right to Education Lawsuit Filed in the U.S

Major Federal Right to Education Lawsuit Filed in the U.S

Last month, 14 students and parents filed a class action law suit, Cook v. Raimondo, asking the U.S. District ...
A Victory for Equality: The End of the ‘Baptism Barrier’ in School Admissions in Ireland

A Victory for Equality: The End of the ‘Baptism Barrier’ in School Admissions in Ireland

The Admissions to Schools Act 2018, due to come into effect from the beginning of next year, will end the right of ...
Makangwane: A Fight for Effective Relief to Historic Injustice

Makangwane: A Fight for Effective Relief to Historic Injustice

Learners at Makangwane Secondary School in Limpopo, South Africa have for too long been deprived of their ...
Release of landmark report into the education of students with disability in Victoria, Australia

Release of landmark report into the education of students with disability in Victoria, Australia

Around one in every six students in the Australian state of Victoria lives and learns with disability. On 29 June ...
Internet Shutdowns: The Irony of a Digital Nation?

Internet Shutdowns: The Irony of a Digital Nation?

Between January to May (2018) alone, the Indian government imposed 55 internet shutdowns. An internet shutdown ...
HM Chief Inspector v Interim Executive of Al-Hijrah School: Religious Conviction is Not a Solvent of Legal Obligation

HM Chief Inspector v Interim Executive of Al-Hijrah School: Religious Conviction is Not a Solvent of Legal Obligation

The most interesting feature of the case of HM Chief Inspector v Interim  Executive of Al Hijrah School [2018] ...

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