Over the last year, I’ve had the pleasure of working with a committed group of world leaders who have come together to build a powerful case and persuade those with the power — both at national and global levels — to make the necessary reforms and subsequent increases in investment to ensure every young person can to go to school and learn the skills they need to succeed in work and life.

The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (Education Commission for short), includes current and former president and prime ministers, government ministers, and luminaries from business, economics, development, and health. It concluded that not only do we need more investment in education, but that we need to use it wisely. The ways money is spent in education has a significant impact on learning outcomes.

Click here to read the rest of Commission Director, Justin van Fleet’s article on Medium.com.