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2018 delivers first win for global education financing

2018 delivers first win for global education financing

For the past two years, the Education Commission has called for an increase in global financing for education which has been declining for six consecutive years – leaving millions of children out of school and young adults failing to learn and adapt to the...
Taking the case for education to Davos

Taking the case for education to Davos

By Justin van Fleet, Director of the Education Commission This week, I will travel up the mountains of Switzerland for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos. The meeting provides a unique glimpse into the challenges world leaders find most urgent,...
5 reasons to be optimistic about global education

5 reasons to be optimistic about global education

Education unlocks human potential, enabling children to become healthy, productive adults. It is the key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals – from ending poverty to promoting peace. That’s why it’s more important than ever to ensure that...
2017 Progress Report: Reflecting on a year’s work

2017 Progress Report: Reflecting on a year’s work

Approximately one ago we launched the breakthrough Learning Generation report. Now we are proud to share an update highlighting our progress. The 2017 Progress Report brings the Commission’s Four Transformations –  improve performance, unlock...
Ideas Worth Sharing: Commissioner Amel Karboul at TED

Ideas Worth Sharing: Commissioner Amel Karboul at TED

In September 2017, Commissioner Amel Karboul presented at the TED@BCG event in Milan, and we’re thrilled that her talk is now featured on TED.com. In her talk, Dr. Karboul describes a dire education crisis: Today, more than a quarter of a billion children...