Children’s Rights and the Right to Education – Useful Links

Youth Law Australia’s Twitter @youthlawaus

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights Twitter @AusLawyersHR

Matthew Keeley’s Biography

Sophie Wiggans’ Biography

Dr. Jonathon Sargeant’s Academic Profile

QAI’s Twitter @QldAdvocacy

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

General Comment No. 9 on The Rights of Children with Disabilities

Committee on the Rights of the Child: Concluding observations on the combined fifth and sixth periodic reports of Australia

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

General Comment No. 4 on CPRD Article 24 The Right to Inclusive Education

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

Australian Coalition for Inclusive Education Roadmap

About Queensland Advocacy for Inclusion (QAI)

Recent submissions from QAI

Is it just my child? The use of School Disciplinary Absences in Queensland State Schools, discussion paper with commentary by Sophie Wiggans (December 2021)

QAI and ATSILS call for inquiry into school disciplinary absences, media release and report with commentary from Sophie Wiggans (February 2022)

Human Rights Act (Qld)

Human Rights Act (ACT)

Disability Discrimination Act (Cth)

Disability Standards for Education (Cth)

National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

The National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children 2021 - 2031

The Victorian Child Safe Standards

Education Adjustment Program (EAP) Handbook

The Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings

Closing The Gap

Information about the Quality Initial Teacher Education Review

Next Steps: Report of the Quality Initial Teacher Education Review (October 2021)

Deloitte Queensland Disability Review

Additional Resources

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability Interim Report: Summary (October 2020)

“Tier 1: Universal interventions that support PBS and classroom practice”, by Dr Jonathon Sargeant in Developing Positive Classroom Environments, Routledge (2017)

“Children being children: the value of an ‘importance filter’”, Dr. Jonathon Sargeant, Journal of Student Wellbeing (June 2007)

Inclusive Education in Queensland – Outcomes from the Deloitte Review, commentary by All Means All

“The social and human rights models of disability: towards a complementarity thesis”, by Anna Lawson & Angharad E. Beckett, The International Journal of Human Rights (July 2020)

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC Committee) resources on Pakistan

Useful links from the 19th CRC Webinar, in conjunction with Youth Law Australia and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights.