Innovative Financing

How to get millions learning: From evidence to action

One year ago, the Center for Universal Education (CUE) at the Brookings Institution launched Millions Learning: Scaling up Quality Education in Developing Countries. The report tells the story of where and how improvements in quality education have expanded, or...

Paying for School: Six Insights for Better Financial Services

The inability to pay fees and other education expenses keeps many children out of school. What is the extent of these challenges, who is affected and what kinds of financial services could help? These questions are further explored below, and in a new CGAP...

NewZealand: Innovative fund opens to early learning

Education Minister Hekia Parata has extended a multi-million dollar fund for innovative teaching projects to staff in early education. “I’m pleased to announce that teachers and kaiako from early childhood education services and kohanga reo can now apply for the $18...

Beyond bitcoin: 4 surprising uses for blockchain

Blockchain was created as the system for running bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Big banks and corporate giants are racing to make the technology work for them in the belief that it will cut costs and transform the way the world does business. Finance is only the...
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