CRPD requires segregated education to be phased out: Expert opinion for Disability Royal Commission rejects Australian Government’s position

“I understand that an analysis I prepared for the Commission is going to be tendered. The bottom line of that analysis is although … a contested issue, my own view is the better view of the Convention’s obligation, in particular Article 24, is that Australia needs to move progressively over some time to have [a] transformed system with inclusive education, which does not, as a matter of principle, include special schools as a long-term separate form of education. And I think that is also a position taken by the CRPD Committee.”

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Education, Human Rights, Inclusion and access

Catia Malaquias

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Date published:
Mon 29th Aug, 2022