Promoting Rights in Schools
ActionAid International and the Right to Education Project have come together to produce the Promoting Rights in Schools: providing quality public education (PRS) resource pack.
Aimed at actively engaging parents, children, teachers, unions, communities and local civil society organisations in collectively monitoring and improving the quality of public education, PRS offers a set of practical tools that can be used as a basis for mobilisation, advocacy and campaigning. The pack provides four key resources:
1) a charter of 10 rights which, when fulfilled, will enable all children to complete a good quality education;
2) a participatory methodology for: using the charter; collecting, analysing and using data; and consolidating information into ‘citizens reports’ that could be used for the development of Action Plans or to encourage discussions and reviews at local, district and national levels;
3) a series of education- and rights-based indicators organised in a survey format to enable users to capture information in a systematic manner;
4) a compilation of key international human rights references providing the foundations and legitimacy of the charter and reports.