In the Media

Europe’s refugee scandal (Project Syndicate)

Europe’s refugee scandal (Project Syndicate)

Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images From the article: Long-term educational and employment needs have historically been severely undervalued in humanitarian planning. But, as much as refugees need proper food, shelter, and health care today, they also need the knowledge...
Education saved my life (Project Syndicate)

Education saved my life (Project Syndicate)

From the article: NEW YORK – My family was murdered before I could tie my shoes. As a young boy in Sierra Leone, years that should have been playful and carefree were spent fighting in someone else’s war. For me, childhood was a nightmare; escape always...
The asset we cannot afford to neglect (Project Syndicate)

The asset we cannot afford to neglect (Project Syndicate)

From the article: Improving education outcomes will demand national-level reforms underpinned by a relentless focus on quality, equity, and results. But, at a time of fiscal austerity in donor countries, the International Finance Facility for Education’s promise...