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500,000 Palestinian children may miss school this year: UN

The United Nations has warned that some 500,000 Palestinian children may be kept out of school due to limited funding from donor countries. ​Schools run...

Call for global education emergency fund

An emergency fund to provide education for young people caught up in conflicts and natural disasters is being proposed by UN envoy Gordon Brown...

Is this the Answer to Third World Education?

Good Work Foundation (GWF) – a South African not-for-profit – has spent two years developing a supplementary model of education that is changing the lives...

Delivered: The World Bank’s $750 million IDA pledge for basic education

In September 2010, in his speech on the floor of the United Nations General Assembly, then-President of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, committed the...

World Bank to Support 4.5 Million Bangladeshi Poor Students to Continue...

" "The government of Bangladesh signed a $265 million additional financing agreement with the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank ’s concessional arm, for the ongoing...

Revamping education sector: Is it time for Public-Private Partnership models?

Government regulations should focus not just on infrastructure requirements (such as toilets) but on actual learning outcomes for students across all schools. Sociologist and writer...

New solutions needed to provide education for all

Solutions to the global education crisis do exist, but the quality of those solutions needs to be improved, and increased funding and an innovative...

Results based financing in education: is it a challenge to aid...

by GEM Report |1 February 2018 On the occasion of this week’s Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Financing Conference held in Dakar, Senegal, the GEMReport has released a new policy paperon...

Evaluating Your Education Program from Start-Up to Scale

Evaluation Training workshop for ECD & Skills Programs Hosted by CEI’s East Africa Hub.  Esther Sifuma is a project administrator at Gems Education Solutions.   A growing global trend...

How digital learning is improving livelihoods in Nigeria

12 September 2017 “I stopped going to school when I was in third grade,” says Atim Ewa, 29, who started taking digital literacy classes in...

Incheon to Addis: Are We Getting Back on Track in Global...

Over the last 15 years, The Millennium Development Goals and the work that has gone into trying to achieve them along with shifts in...

Malala Is A Millionaire Who Has Donated More Than $1 Million

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage education activist who survived a near-fatal attack by the Taliban, and her family have become millionaires in under four...

ActionAid Calls on the Government of Haiti to Improve the Quality...

"Half of primary school aged children cannot access education in Haiti due to a lack of public schools. ActionAid and peasants groups of the...

New initiative to raise funds for education of children

Educate A Child (EAC), a global initiative launched by HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser as part of Education Above All (EAA), and Qatar Charity...

‘Educate A Child’ receives donation

Educate A Child (EAC), a global programme of Education Above All Foundation (EAA), has received a donation of £40,000 (about QR227,533) from Qatar Racing...

Zuckerberg is ploughing billions into ‘personalised learning’ – why?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg believes personalised learning is the answer to many of education’s current woes, and is one of the four key areas that he...

Syrian refugees $250m extra for schools

An extra $250m (£174m) emergency funding will be provided for educating Syrian refugee children this year, the UN global education envoy Gordon Brown has...

Mother tongue learning committees to get $25 million funding over 5...

The increase in funding is geared at allowing the MTLLPCs to focus their efforts on harnessing the expertise, resources and energy of the public...

Girls Education In India To Provide Test Case For Innovative Financing

The world’s first-ever Development Impact Bond has been issued to support education of girls in India. This proof of concept financing could open a...

Developing digital strategies in teaching

Teachers come up with solutions to build 21st century skills among students at a recent global gathering for educators. FOR a teacher, conducting a technology-infused...

Good news for out-of-school youth Filipinos!

A PHILIPPINE lawmaker has introduced a measure seeking to provide for the Magna Carta of the out-of-school youth to grant them access to education. In...

A new financial bond is helping us get more girls into...

In a remote region of Rajasthan in northern India, an experiment in a new form of development financing is under way. For the past...

Chicago Senator Wants To Waive $150 GED Fees For Homeless Students

What often stands between a homeless student and a high school degree is just a couple of hundred dollars. That’s why a Chicago senator...

Owl Ventures Is Betting $100 Million Fund on Education Startups

The education sector may lack the blockbuster IPOs and out-sized acquisitions seen in consumer and enterprise tech, but that isn’t slowing down Owl Ventures,...

A bridge to universal education

LONDON – In a confrontational world where protectionism is on the rise, multilateralism has become an easy target for criticism. But those who doubt...

Crowdfunding In Education

What Is Crowdfunding And Where Does It Comes From? Crowdfunding is a financial disintermediation where the creators of an idea or business or social project...

29 edtech startups across Southeast Asia with some funding and traction

Startups that tackle problems in Southeast Asia’s education system aren’t exactly writing big headlines with multi-million dollar funding rounds, but they’re around. Some have...

Bold funding plan can get every child in the world into...

A new finance mechanism is needed to deliver education for all by 2030 - including every refugee and displaced child - the United Nations...

Innovative Financing for Education: Interesting Ideas or Actionable in Education 2030?

Despite the fact that education has been slow to embrace innovations compared to the other sectors, such as health and ICT, innovative financing for...

Why Zuck is funding the evolution beyond cookie-cutter education

The best teachers see how each student requires a unique inspiration and learning style. Yet with classroom sizes ballooning and teachers underpaid, there’s no...