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Indicator Discrimination Participation Accountability Source

GF.4.1.

Is there a general inspection system? Which body is responsible for monitoring education?

 

Can civil society participate meaningfully in monitoring education?

Are parents, teachers and community leaders consulted in the monitoring process?

At which intervals is the monitoring body reporting : < yearly, yearly, >yearly?

Article 13 (2), ICESCR; Article 28 (1), CRC; Article 17 (2), (Revised) European Social Charter; Article 13 (3), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (3), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Linked to:

Skills, Tolerance, Qualification of teachers, Gender, Discipline, Religion and Language (Acceptability).

GF.4.2.

Is the inspection system based on: visits, interviews, tests, other? Does the monitoring body examine: textbooks, teaching materials, school policies, other?

   

Are reports made public? How can they be accessed?

Article 13 (2), ICESCR; Article 28 (1), CRC; Article 17 (2), (Revised) European Social Charter; Article 13 (3), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (3), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Linked to:

Skills, Tolerance, Qualification of teachers, Gender, Discipline, Religion and Language (Acceptability).

GF.4.3.

Does the monitoring body control whether minimum educational standards are met and whether education conforms with human rights standards?

    Can civil society organisations operate freely in the state?

Article 13 (1), ICESCR; Article 29 (1), CRC; Article 17 (2), (Revised) European Social Charter; Article 13 (3), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (3), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Linked to:

Skills, Tolerance, Qualification of teachers, Gender, Discipline, Religion and Language (Acceptability).

GF.4.4.

Is data on education gathered regularly? Which body coordinates the data gathering? Is the data disaggregated by primary/secondary/tertiary education level, gender, region, rural/urban, minority, income, other? Are disaggregated data disaggregated again by other relevant categories in order to address multiple discriminations?

  Are measures taken to strengthen their accountability function?

Is the reliability of the data gathered verified by independent bodies (eg. parliamentary committees)?

Can civil society organisations scrutinise the data gathered?

Article 13 (2), ICESCR; Article 28 (1), CRC; Article 17 (2), (Revised) European Social Charter; Article 13 (3), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (3), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.