It's Time to Expand the Right to Education

  title={It's Time to Expand the Right to Education},
  author={Bede Sheppard},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Human Rights},
  pages={96 - 117}
  • Bede Sheppard
  • Published 2 January 2022
  • Education, Law
  • Nordic Journal of Human Rights
ABSTRACT International law guarantees all children free primary education. Although pre-primary and secondary education have been recognised to differing degrees as part of the right to education, there is no obligation under international human rights treaties to provide either for free. This omission is inconsistent with children's rights otherwise guaranteed under international law. Including only free primary education under the right to education, but not free pre-primary or free secondary… 



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