Overall IndexThe overall index score is a general indication of progress towards the right to education in a country.
Plan of Action
Monitoring and Reporting
Aims of Education
Children with Disabilities
Children of Minorities
Out of School Education
The overall index score is a general indication of progress towards the right to education in a country.
The legal structure of education in a State. This includes State ratification of international declarations or treaties, education financing, and education standards and regulations.
Indicates whether a country has ratified international and regional treaties associated with the right to education.
Indicates whether the right to education at all levels in enshrined in national law and whether individuals have the liberty to direct the education of their children.
Indicates whether a national education plan that aims for free and compulsory primary education is in place and whether their are targeted dates for its implementation.
Indicates minimal education standards, monitoring, and data collection.
Indicates the average percent of available data for each area examined by RTEI.
The number of educational institutions available and the condition of such institutions.
Indicates the realtive availability of classroom in primary schools.
Indicates whether primary schools have toilets and potable water.
Indicates whether primary school teachers are appropriately trained and the pupil per trained teacher ratio.
Indicates the relative availability of textbooks.
Whether available institutions are accessible to all students regardless of their socio-economic, familial, or demographic status.
Indicates whether primary education is free in law and in practice.
Indicates whether discrimination of vulnerable populations, such as pregnant girls and migrant students, are prohibited in law.
Indicates whether students are enrolling and completing school and whether participation in equitible.
The quality of education made available. This moves beyond learning outcomes to also capture the cultural relevance and security of the educational environment as well as the aims and content of education.
Indicates whether laws, curriculum, teacher training, and textbook monitoring align with the aims of education laid out in the international right to education framework.
Indicates whether learning environments are free from violence and abuse, including corporal punishment.
Indicates student passage rate on national assessments/exams and national literacy rates.
The ability of education to be flexible in meeting the needs of a diverse range of students.
Indicates whether the right to education for children with disabilities is protected in law and accomodations for children with disabilities are made in practice.
Indicates whether education has been adapted to meet the needs of children of minorities, including children of nomads and students with a different mother tongue.
Indicates whether education is available in other circumstances outside of formal schooling, including in retention centers/camps and prisons.
Overall State of Girls Education
Structure and Support for Children with Disabilities
Participation and Achievement for Children with Disabilities
Overall State of Education for Children with Disabilities
Private Education Legal Environment
Content of Teacher Training
Content of Curriculum
Stregnth of Monitoring and Accountability
National Normative Framework
Legal Restrictions in Opportunity and Indirect Costs
Opportunity and Indirect Costs in Practice
Indicates the general state of girls education in a country.
Indicates the extent to which the legal environment prohibits the discrimination of girls in a country.
Indicates the extent to which a country provides a legal structure and corresponding support for children with a disability.
Indicates the participation and achievement levels of children with disabilities.
Indicates the general state of education for children with disabilities.
Indicates the extent to which the legal environment prohibits the discrimination of indigenous and minority populations in a country.
Indicates whether the legal environment allows the establishment of private schools and private choice.
Indicates the extent to which the aims of education are incorporated into the required teacher training.
Indicates whether the national curriculum includes subjects and themes outlined in the international right to education framework.
Indicates an important, but not exhaustive, measure of government oversight for the educational system by providing a measure that captures the legal framework.
Indicates whether the legal structure necessary to fulfill and facilitate the right to education in a country is present.
Indicates whether the legal environment encourages children to attend school by reducing indirect or opportunity costs
Indicates whether opportunity and indirect costs are present in practice.
- Towards the right to education being absent.
- Towards the right to education being respected, protected, and fulfilled.