Education plays a vital role in societal progress, but the COVID-19 pandemic worsened the existing learning crisis and imposed financial constraints on education systems worldwide.
Walking the Talk for the Right to Education – A field note on Gilgit Baltistan and its Delivery Lab!
The DeliverEd Initiative funded by the Foreign Commonwealth Development Office and lead by the The Education Commission explores the effectiveness of ‘delivery approaches’ that combine functions, such as…
I’m writing this on my final day as Executive Director of the Education Commission after seven very happy and productive years. A good moment to reflect on our journey, our achievements, and our plans for the future.
Building upon the Save Our Future White Paper’s recommendation to make education more inclusive, engaging, and adaptive (IEA), the Innovative Pedagogies Project (IPP) was launched to create greater awareness…
Sweden contributes to the largest global investment ever for the education of poor children with US$200 million guarantee commitment to the International Finance Facility for Education (IFFEd)
Half of the world’s children live in countries where the quality of education is so poor that large numbers of 10-year-olds cannot read an entire sentence – despite having attended school for several years.
Since the closing of this year’s Conference of the Parties (COP27), many have reflected on the achievements and disappointments of the climate summit. The Loss and Damage Fund and strong calls for reform of the international financial architecture were seen as good outcomes of COP27…
Dr. Liesbet Steer’s remarks at Add Today Multiply Tomorrow: Building an Investment Case for Early Childhood Education report launch
Education Commission Executive Director Dr. Liesbet Steer delivered closing remarks at the launch of our latest report produced in partnership with UNICEF and the LEGO Foundation.
Commission Chair Gordon Brown and ED Liesbet Steer address first ministerial meeting of the School Meals Coalition in Helsinki
Education Commission ED Dr. Liesbet Steer participated in the first ministerial meeting of the School Meals Coalition (SMC) on October 14, hosted by the Government of Finland in Helsinki.
Every classroom requires a few basic things to function: a teacher, learning materials, and a safe environment for students to learn. All classrooms exist in different contexts and all learners build their knowledge and skills in different ways.
In Sierra Leone, teachers in rural areas struggle to access meaningful opportunities for professional development due to their distance from teacher training colleges, limited understanding of English language, and lack of school-based communities of practice.