‘My partecipation in the celebration of International Human Rights Day’Sawsan Mabrouk
I have prepared a speech on the right to education on the occasion of my participation in the celebration of International Human Rights Day, and I would like to share it with you.
I think that education in this moment and for every moment is very important to defend and protect above all else.
Here is my contribution
ladies and gentlemen
“… It is an honor and a great pleasure to join you in this International Conference and to be invited as a speaker ..”
Lady Amb Dr. Sawssen Mabrouk
UNESC Africa Advisor
1) What is the right to education?
Everyone has the right to education. The goals of education include:
▷ The full development of the human personality.
▷ The preservation of his dignity.
▷ The empowerment of each person.
▷ The consolidation of respect for human rights.
Education is of subjective importance and is often described as a “doubled” right, as the degree of access to education affects the level of enjoyment of other human rights.
2) Education and COVID-19 ..
Many countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have chosen to complete the rest of the school year by providing distance learning to ensure the completion of educational programs and to motivate students to study and save them from the clutches of digital and other games.
In Tunisia this is not the case, because the fragility and fatigue of the education system have prevented the planning of virtual lessons during extended holidays.
“93% of elementary school students and 89″% of middle and high school students
cannot take online courses.
71% of elementary school students and 49% of middle and high school students do not have the computer equipment necessary for this process.
73% of primary school students and 40% of middle and high school students do not have Internet at home. “
Survey by the Tunisian Ministry of Education – October 2020
3) What to do to reform the education system ..
- The creation of a global and sustainable development model. This approach is based on investment in knowledge.
-Creating a fair development model can be equitable in accessing knowledge through a balanced distribution of institutions and structures.
-Develop educational infrastructures and link scientific and university research with local and regional economic activities.
-Investing in scientific specialties and economic sectors with high added value on scientific and technological innovation.
Develop skills and open communication channels between training centers and institutions to ensure cooperation and improve worker productivity.
-Equality in access to knowledge through the care of public and free education, the improvement of its quality and the advancement of the private sector to be a support and a complement to the public one
4) Education in the construction company:
First: Education is one of the most important elements for building a cultural and scientific community according to a range of different participatory behaviors and interests among its members, teaching people how to act as educated and cultured citizens within their country .
Second: By directing them to belonging and patriotism within the state and society, furthermore, education contributes to building a developing society by teaching its members how to be productive through practical training and perform individual functions and basic work.
Third: Community building also broadens the cultural and scientific horizons of different peoples, increasing the ability to think in a different set of scientific fields, such as the arts sciences, philosophical sciences and many other areas that indicate the importance of education in building society.
“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. ” From his speech, Madison Park H.S. Boston, June 23, 1990 – African leader “Nelson Mandela” –
Thanks a lot for your attention “… Finally, on my behalf and on behalf of all the Presidents of Countries and Regions in Africa, I extend my sincere thanks to all the other honorable guests and speakers ..”
Lady Amb Dr. Sawssen Mabrouk UNESC Africa Advisor
Correspondent Project Radici Tunisia