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
Ensuring every child gets a good education is the “civil rights struggle of our generation”, United Nations education envoy Gordon Brown said on Friday ahead of launching a plan for the largest educational expansion in history.
With less than one month until the Education Commission’s report launch, Save the Children Chief Executive and Commissioner Helle Thorning-Schmidt explains why equitable financing and strengthening domestic education systems are the keys to fulfilling the fourth Sustainable Development Goal.
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.”
Advancing quality education in Nigeria: a consultation hosted by Aid for Rural Education Access Initiative
As part of the conclusion of Aid for Rural Education Access Initiative’s (AREAi) consultation, participants stressed that “government agencies must be created to monitor the distribution, allocation and utilization of funding” for education.