Education is the cornerstone of open societies. It lays the groundwork for the future direction of people’s lives and the societies they live in. It is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of all other human rights and for social, political, and economic participation.

  • identify and amplify compelling, socially just, evidence-based ideas advancing the right to education
  • supports volunteering groups such as youths, women and children with good governance who can deliver these ideas
  • promotes social mobilization and strategic approaches to demand accountability among education actors like school administrators, teachers and educationalists
  • convene education actors, often with divergent views, such as community organizations, schools, children’s clubs, private education providers like local tuition centers, and enable an informed and purposeful debate
  • support and nurture education reform and highlight best practice examples to others in the education field.
  • In the context of the HEED interventions on education especially through evening tuition centers, best practices are the aspects of the intervention that has been effective in preventing or reducing child rights violations and are the inspiration to others. Children and parents acknowledged the challenge of establishing models for replication in reducing or promoting better education through regular interactions with the children.