International Day for Freedom of Education
International Day for Freedom of Education is held on September 15. This event in the second decade of the month September is annual. Help us
It helps people become better citizens, get a better-paid job, shows the difference between good and bad. Education shows us the importance of hard work and, at the same time, helps us grow and develop. Thus, we are able to shape a better society to live in by knowing and respecting rights, laws, and regulations. Educational freedom is the liberty of parents to ensure the religious and moral education of their children in conformity with their own convictions which includes the liberty to choose for their children schools other than public schools.
Freedom of education is a constitutional (legal) concept that has been included in the European Convention on Human Rights, Protocol 1, Article 2, International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Article 13 and several national constitutions, e.g. the Belgian constitution (former article 17, now article 24) and the Dutch constitution (article 23).