Norwegian Prime Minister and Education Commission Co-convener Erna Solberg explains how the international community can make significant progress toward the promise of global education if “decision-makers step up to the plate, together with teacher unions, international organisations, the private sector, civil society and others.”
Calling upon their extensive experience as an investment advisor and asset manager dedicated to improving educational outcomes, Education Global Fund explains why an investment thesis rooted in expanded learning outcomes and life chances for children works.
Speaking with Devex, Commissioner Julia Gillard discusses the excitement around a “new information and data journey” and the need to expand education access and quality.
Many countries do not account for children with disabilities in the budgeting for mainstream schooling. Writing on behalf of the International Disability and Development Consortium Inclusive Education Task Group, Polly Meeks and Aletheia Bligh Flower explain what needs to change.
As part of Handicap International’s consultation report, Julia McGeown and Colin Low make the case for optimizing the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the classroom to help empower learners with disabilities.
Fred Singer, CEO of Echo360 – a student engagement platform used by over 3 million students across the world – tells us about education transformations already underway and others to expect in the future. From the ‘Fitbit’ awareness paradigm to predictive analytics, read about the important trends to watch in the ‘Third Wave’ of education.
Commissioner Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi makes the case for financing education as it “increases a country’s productivity, reduces mortality and powers sustainable economic growth.”
Girl Up’s Director Melissa Kilby tells us why “Girls are THE most powerful force for change in the world, but they need to be given the chance to succeed; and that starts with an education.”
The story of a young Zambian girl inspires Youth Panelist Hellen Griberg to make the case for education as a good investment for teenage mothers