Problem

Compulsory education

Nature:

Compulsory education refers to a period of education that is required of all people and is imposed by the government. This education may take place at a registered school or at other places.

Compulsory school attendance or compulsory schooling means that parents are obliged to send their children to a certain school.

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights requires, within a reasonable number of years, the principle of compulsory education free of charge for all.

Related Problems:
Compulsory indoctrination
Subject(s):
Education Education
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 4: Quality Education
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
12.08.2020 – 20:00 CEST