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Indicator Discrimination Participation Accountability Source

GF.3.1.

Is there a plan of action? Has free and compulsory education been achieved?

 

Was civil society consulted when drafting the plan of action?

Which body is responsible for monitoring the plan of action? Does it monitor intermediate benchmarks at reasonable intervals: <yearly, yearly, >yearly

Article 14, ICESCR.

Linked to:

Primary education (Availability). 

GF.3.2.

What is the coverage of the plan of action? Does it aim to achieve free and compulsory primary education? Does it prioritise vulnerable groups: girls, low-income groups, minorities, specific regions, rural areas, working children, disabled people, migrants, refugees, internally displaced or other “internal migrants”, prisoners, child soldiers, other?

    Can civil society participate meaningfully in monitoring the plan of action? Article 14, ICESCR; Article 28 (1) (e), CRC; Article 17 (2), (Revised) European Social Charter; Article 11 (3) (d), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. Linked to: Primary education (Availability), Physical obstacles, Economic obstacles, Administrative obstacles and Gender obstacles (Accessibility), Child labour, Child soldiers, Minorities, Disability and Prisoners (Adaptability).

GF.3.3.

Does it include measures to identify out-of-school children, to encourage school attendance and to reduce drop-out rates?

     

Article 14, ICESCR; Article 28 (1) (e), CRC; Article 17 (2), (Revised) European Social Charter; Article 11 (3) (d), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Linked to:

Primary education (Availability), Physical obstacles, Economic obstacles, Administrative obstacles and Gender obstacles (Accessibility), Child labour, Child soldiers, Minorities, Disability and Prisoners (Adaptability).

GF.3.4.

Does the plan include a reasonable time framework? By when does it seek to achieve free and compulsory education? Does the plan create intermediate benchmarks?

   

Have indicators been created to monitor the achievement of the intermediate benchmarks?

Article 14, ICESCR.

Linked to:

Primary education (Availability).

GF.3.5.

Has the plan of action been adopted within a maximum of two years after the ratification of the ICESCR? Has the plan been adopted within a maximum of two years after a relevant change in circumstances which lead to the failure to provide compulsory and free primary education (eg. armed conflict)?

    Has the plan of action been presented to CESCR? Article 14, ICESCR.