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Under international human rights law, scaling back the quality of the education provided to children and youth ought to be avoided. (Shutterstock)

COVID-19: Provinces must respect children’s rights to education whether or not schools reopen in September

If returning to in-person instruction is truly impossible for public health reasons, policy makers must make large financial expenditures on quality and accessible distance education.
Proposed changes to higher education are in clear breach of an international rights covenant Australia has been party to since 1975. AAP

Higher education plans breach international rights covenant

The government’s proposed changes to higher education have provoked fierce debate, with critics arguing the reforms will be detrimental to students, higher education institutions and the economy. What…

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