International Financing

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,...
Closing the Education Gender Gap (Project Syndicate)

Closing the Education Gender Gap (Project Syndicate)

From the article:On this International Day of the Girl, the number of girls not attending school, despite having fallen by 40% since 2000, still stands at 130 million. This represents both a moral and a practical failing, because girls are not receiving the education...
Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Speaking with CNBC Africa, Commissioner and former President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete makes clear that countries “cannot develop without education” and that the G20’s decision to back the breakthrough International Finance Facility for Education...