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h) Guidelines on treaty-specific documents to be submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 (2008)
(Adopted by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at the Forty-first Session, E/C.12/2008/2, 18 November 2008)

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Article 13

58. Indicate to what extent the form and substance of education in the State party are directed towards the aims and objectives identified in article 13, paragraph 1, [42] and whether school curricula include education on economic, social and cultural rights.

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61. Indicate the measures taken to make higher education equally accessible to all and without discrimination, on the basis of capacity, and the concrete steps taken towards progressively achieving free higher education. [45]

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63. Indicate whether minority and indigenous children have adequate opportunities to receive instruction in or of their native language and the steps taken to prevent lower educational standards for these children, [46] their segregation in special classes, and their exclusion from mainstream education.

64. Indicate the measures taken to ensure the same admission criteria for boys and girls at all levels of education, [47] and to raise awareness among parents, teachers and decision-makers on the value of educating girls. [48]

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[42] General comment 13, paras. 4-5 and 49.
[45] Ibid., para. 20.
[46] Ibid., para. 30.
[47] General comment 16, para. 30.
[48] Idem.