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RTE Project's Tools and Resources

Please take your time to explore the following papers and positions by the RTE Project, reflecting some of our past and ongoing areas of engagement. This list is continously updated.


Ensuring Accountability in Post-2015:  Potential Threats to Education Rights (September 2013)


Ensuring Accountability in Post-2015: Potential Threats to Education Rights (PowerPoint Presentation)


The Justiciability of the Right to Education: the Important Role of the Civil Society (June 2013)


Policy brief on Learning Outcomes Assessements: A Human Rights Perspective (February 2013)


Practical Toolkit on The Right to Education published by Amnesty International in collaboration with the Right to Education Project. It is part of the Haki Zetu handbook series on economic, social and cultural rights, developed by the Special Programme on Africa of Amnesty International Netherlands, and it is to be used in conjunction with the Main Book of the series.


Using Human Rights Standards to Assess Privatisation of Education in Africa (2012)


Entitled to Education, Using International Human Rights Law to advocate for the right to education in the occupied Palestinian territory (2012)


What Age?...Early marriage and the right to education (New publication October 2012)


New country factsheets: Ghana,  Malawi, Gambia, LiberiaUganda and Zambia (2012)


Right to Education Project Indicators:  Stocktaking Report (2012)


At What Age? ...are school children employed, married and taken to court? Trends over time (2010)


RTE's tools on education in emergencies can be found here.


Promoting Rights in School - a charter of 10 key education rights and a resource pack for monitoring and advocacy, produced with ActionAid International (2011).


Joint statement on the UN Draft Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Human Rights Council, 15th Session, (16 September 2010)


The missing link: using the dynamics of human rights advocacy to enhance gender equality in education for girls and women in situations of extreme poverty - Paper presented at the UNGEI Global Conference "Engendering Empowerment: Education and Equality", Dakar, Senegal (17-20 May 2010)


The Right to Education - Submission for the NGO Consultation on the UN Draft Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights


Brief on human rights and the right to education in emergencies - Input to the 2010 revision of the Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies Minimum Standards Handbook


Analyzing education budgets through the lens of human rights: a two step process


Written response to DFID's Education Strategy Consultation Paper


Case studies on discrimination - prepared for the UN Durban Review


Indicators for the right to education - concept paper


Adult Literacy is a Human Right 


The Right to education: human rights indicators and the right to education of Roma children in Slovakia. Background paper for the Education for all global monitoring report 2010: Reaching the marginalized