‘Aims of education’ General Comment No. 1

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‘Aims of education’ General Comment No. 1

Recorded 21st July  2016

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Author: United Nations, Committee on the Rights of the Child

Publisher: UN High Comission for Human Rights

Date: 2001

Geographic Coverage: International

Type of Resource: Law (International, Regional and/or Domestic)

Sector/setting: Education and schooling

Vulnerable groups: Children general

Developed with children and young people? Not Specified

Type of participation: N/A

Availability: Open Access

Keywords: Article 29, Child Friendly, Children, Counselling, Dignity, Disciplinary Proceedings, Education, Participation, Peer Education, Rights, School Communities, Schools, Student Councils, UNCRC



Compliance with the values recognised in article 29 (1) of the UNCRC, which sets down the aims of education, clearly requires that schools be child-friendly in the fullest sense of the term and that they be consistent in all respects.