Action Plan

Time for G20 leaders to back education

Time for G20 leaders to back education

Last week, I presented Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, with a letter signed by NGOs from around the world calling on global leaders to back an innovate finance facility for education capable of ensuring Sustainable...
Learning from Tunisia: successes and challenges in education

Learning from Tunisia: successes and challenges in education

“Our country has a deep and rich history…” explains the captivating Minister of Education for Tunisia, H.E. Mr Neji Jalloul. When he tells us about Hannibal fighting the Roman Empire and his elephants crossing the Alps, I am filled with memories from my childhood...
Putting Learning Generation evidence to work

Putting Learning Generation evidence to work

The Education Commission participated in a productive series of events in London last week. On Monday, Commissioner and former Prime Minister of Denmark Helle Thorning-Schmidt helped kick off the Education World Forum (EWF), the world’s largest gathering of education...
The Power of Education (ReliefWeb)

The Power of Education (ReliefWeb)

Speech given by Save the Children International CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt at the Education World Forum on 23 January 2017 Education is the most empowering force in the world. It creates knowledge, builds confidence, and breaks down barriers to opportunity. For...