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Child Rights 2019, 1(3): 55-69 Back to browse issues page
Reflection on the Relationship between Education and Child Rights
Amene Aali
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran.
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The wide range of legal implications of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) have made it closely linked to various child-related social institutions and activities. One of the most important institutions or social activities that most children are exposed to on a daily basis is education, which is important in examining its relationship to children's rights. Accordingly, this paper presents an interpretative model of the multiple relationship between the education system and CRC with an overview of theoretical texts and research reports in the literature on child rights and implications for evaluating school performance from the child rights perspective. According to the results of this study, there is a three-way relationship between education and children's rights: education is a child's right; school is a tool for observing children's rights; and education is a subject of children's rights monitoring. The third aspect of this relationship emphasizes the need to evaluate school performance from a child rights perspective. Among the 41 articles on CRC, the right to participate, non-discrimination, defense and litigation, protection of violence, the best interests, privacy, freedom of expression, and security are fundamental rights that can be used as criteria for assessing The school's performance is in observance of children's rights and in compliance with CRC.

Please cite this article as: Aali A. Reflection on the Relationship between Education and Child Rights. Child Rights J 2019; 1(3): 55-69.
Keywords: Child Rights, Education, School Performance
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Type of Study: Original Article |
Received: 2019/09/12 | Accepted: 2019/11/1


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