Convention in the fight against discrimination in the area of EducationUnited Nations organisation for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO)

Convention in the fight against discrimination in the area of Education
United Nations organisation for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO)

Article 2 

State permitting, the following situations shall not be considered as discriminatory, as understood under article 1 of the present constitution.

(a) The creation and maintenance of separate educational systems or establishments for male and female students, which comply and offer the same, or equivalent conditions for access to education, offering a qualified team of staff members and a team that shall follow the same study programs.

(b) Foundation and maintenance, on religious and linguistic grounds, of separated educational centres or similar, which provide an education in accordance with the wishes of parents or legal tutors of the pupils: if the participation of these centres or assistance to these establishments is authorised and if the education provided in these centres complies with the norms of the authorities , they may be approved, especially for teaching in the same grade

(c) The setting up and maintenance of centres of private education, whenever la objective of these centres avoids the exclusion of any group, and to introduce new possibilities to education, and which always work with this intention and the education of these centres shall respect the regulations set down by the authorities, particularly for teaching on the same grade.