Innovative Financing

Universal basic income: Is it time for a radical reimagining of society in Southeast...

Fuelled by rampant poverty and fears that rising automation will strip millions of low-skilled workers of their livelihoods, more and more countries are exploring the idea of a universal basic income that guarantees a livelihood for all their citizens.

This one small change could transform education for millions

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 3 Jan 2019 | by: Manos Antoninis & Breon Corcoran | Story Source: World Education Forum ~ Go to Original...

World Bank, Canada to provide $25m grant to educate 350,000 Rohingya children living in...

As part of the project, around 2,000 teachers and instructors will be recruited. The World Bank (WB) and Canada will provide a grant of $25 million to educate 350,000 Rohingya children and adolescents...

Australia: ‘No pencils, no lunch’: why teachers dip into their own pockets

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: Jordan Baker | Story Source: The Sydney Morning Herald ~ Go to Original Article Mandy...

Investing in global knowledge sharing for our children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Oct 2018 | by: Sara Coffey and Jenny Perlman Robinson | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to...

Playing catchup: funding for education still lags behind health

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Andrew Jack | Story Source: Financial Times ~ Go to Original Article Investment in schools is...

Refugee education deserves higher priority in aid – but so do the data on...

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 Sep 2018 | by: Gem Report | Story Source:GEM Report (UNESCO) ~ Go to Original Article   Today at the...

Global leaders back $10bn education funding plan at United Nations event, #MakeImpossiblePossible

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 Sep 2018 | by: Ewan Watt | Story Source: Their World ~ Go to Original Article Government ministers, donors...

A landmark month for impact bonds in education: Two new initiatives focus spending on...

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 Sep 2018 | by: Izzy Boggild-Jones and Emily Gustafsson-Wright | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Two...

Education Cannot Wait Announces US $35 Million Allocation to Support Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Uganda

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 20 Sep 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait (Press Release) ~ Go to...

World Bank Helps Bangladesh Provide Learning Opportunities to Rohingya

Photo: UNESCO Bkk Date: 19 Sep 2018 | by: World Bank| Story Source: World Bank ~ Go to Original Article WASHINGTON, September 19, 2018— The World...

Is global education data heading toward fragmentation?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 19 Sep 2018 | by: GEM Report | Story Source: World Education Blog (UNESCO) ~ Go to Original Article A...

World’s largest development impact bond worth $11 million launched to improve quality education in...

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 12 Sep 2018 | by: Prashant K. Nanda | Story Source: LiveMint ~ Go to Original Article The first phase...

Ground-Breaking Education Prize from Hong Kong is Building Bridges

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Sep 2018 | by: Sputnik | Story Source: Sputnik ~ Go to Original Article A new fund coming out...

Is the global education sector heading toward fragmentation?

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 23 August 2018 | by: Sophie Edwards | Story Source DevEx ~ Go to Original Article LONDON —...

Global Partnership for Education: Results Report 2018 released

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: August 2018 | by: GPE | Story Source: GPE ~ Go to Original Site The GPE Results Report 2018...

World Bank to issue the world’s first blockchain bond

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Aug 2018 | By: Cheang Ming | Story Source: CNBC ~ Go to Original Article The World Bank...

The UN and Finland’s xEdu Launch the UNTIL-XEDU Learning Accelerator

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 31 Jul 2018 | By: By Cait Etherington | Story Source: Elearning Inside News ~ Go to...

Education Cannot Wait picks up the pace

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Aug 2018 | By: Sophie Edwards | Story Source: Devex (Inside Development) ~ Go to Original Article In the primary...

Blockchain in higher ed moving from idea to reality

Photo at: EducationDive (From URL) Date: 18 July 2018 | By: Shalina Chatlani | Story Source: EducationDive ~ Go to Original Article   Dive Brief: Greater numbers...

World’s first development impact bond for education shows successful achievement of outcomes in its...

Photo Credit: Brookings (by URL) Date: 13 July 2018 | By: Izzy Boggild-Jones and Emily Gustafsson-Wright | Part of the Education Plus Development Series |...

The Millennial social entrepreneur striving to get 260 MILLION children back into school

Published on July 3, 2018| By: Adam Sharpe, Engagement Specialist, Consultant at UNESCO Bangkok   Benedict Joson is launching a hugely ambitious education nonprofit called...

If education cannot wait, then humanitarian aid needs to increase

Posted on 29 June 2018 by GEM Report The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2018 (GHA 2018) was released last week along with UNHCR’s Global...

Are impact bonds and outcome funds a solution to the global learning crisis?

Emily Gustafsson-Wright and Izzy Boggild-Jones for Brookings, part of the Education Plus Development series, Monday, June 18, 2018   Editor's Note: Recently, as part of...

Infographic: How blockchain can disrupt the future of education

By Laurel Deppen | TechRepublic | June 18, 2018, 7:23 AM PST Blockchain could enable smart contract curricula, boost content sharing, and more. Blockchain...

Can you Solve MIT’s Latest Global Puzzle? Education.

"How can teachers and educators provide accessible, personalized, and creative learning experiences for all?" Submit your answer here! Why Solve Wants to Prepare More Than...

UK (DFID) boosts education program for marginalized girls

By Sophie Edwards // 11 June 2018 // Devex ^A girl in primary school in Ethiopia. Photo by: © UNICEF Ethiopia / 2018 / Mulugeta...

$3 billion pledged for girls education at G7, delighting Malala

PTI|Updated: Jun 10, 2018, 12.55 PM IST from The Economic Times (India)   The funds gives "young women in developing countries the opportunity to pursue careers...

UNESCO: “Aid to education reached an all‑time high in 2016”

Posted on 24 May 2018 by GEM Report (UNESCO) A new policy paper released by the GEM Report shows that aid to education has...

World Leaders Celebrate Major Milestone in Empowering 10 Million Marginalized Out-of-School Children Through Quality...

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, UN Secretary General António Guterres and leaders from the United Nations, NGOs, and global industry, including President of...