The right to education has been recognized by the United Nations and several governments around the world.
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Education is formal institutional instructions and the right to education in this sense is protected by international human rights provisions. The 1960 UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education stipulates that noone should be denied access to education. This page shows an automatic compilation of all DW content on education-related topics.
Millions of farmers in Kenya live and survive off the land they call home, an unpredictable way of life. Christopher Unger met with one family whose source of food is also their source of income. The father hopes his sons can focus on their education, rather than worrying about the next harvest. This report is presented by Sam Baker.
Academics in Greece are calling for a sweeping nationwide shut down of state universities across the country. The proposal is to pressure authorities to clean up addicts, dealers and criminals operating with impunity at state campuses. It has sparked controversy and debate with the leftist government in Athens refusing even to discuss it. Anthee Carassava reports.
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