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.
Together, EI and the Education Commission have highlighted the following seven key areas where the report supports and addresses the needs of teachers:
Bitter conflict, increasing radicalization, the mass movement of people, growing inequality, climate change, sluggish global economic growth. In a world beset by seemingly insurmountable problems, it can be hard to know where to start to bring about change for the better.
Over the last 15 years, the number of students worldwide has increased by some 243 million, a reflection of governments’ commitment to expanding access to education.
“A quarter of a billion children and young people are out of school. Another 330 million are not learning because we fail to invest in them even when they are in school.”
The Commission offers sobering diagnosis and bold, concrete recommendations about how global education financing should and can be increased and deployed. This report should be treated as a once-in-a-generation roadmap to set global education on the right path.
In his role as UN envoy, former PM says £23bn needed to ensure every child gets primary and secondary education
Using their home country as an education financing case study, the Pakistan Coalition for Education concludes that “when it comes to improving the quality of education in developing countries, political will is the most important factor.”