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Education at UNGA 2019

Education at UNGA 2019

Last week, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) focused on the “Decade of Action for Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).” With only 10 years until the 2030 deadline and 260 million children still out of school, a decade of action is truly needed...
Rethinking the Education Workforce

Rethinking the Education Workforce

The following blog is from the Foreword of the Education Commission’s new report: Transforming the Education Workforce: Learning Teams for a Learning Generation. We live in an age of unprecedented change and disruption. In some places, cars drive themselves,...
Reimagining mid-level roles within the education workforce

Reimagining mid-level roles within the education workforce

In 2018, the Education Commission launched the Education Workforce Initiative to develop concrete options for policymakers to redesign, expand, and strengthen the education workforce to meet the changing demands of the 21st century and enable quality education for...
Countries near consensus on Facility’s final design

Countries near consensus on Facility’s final design

By Liesbet Steer, Director of the Education Commission During the UN General Assembly in September, the UK Secretary of State for International Development challenged countries participating in the Commission’s Make Impossible Possible event to develop a final design...
Innovating to learn

Innovating to learn

We are in the midst of a global learning crisis. This is the clear message from recent major reports: According to the World Bank’s 2018 World Development Report on learning, “hundreds of millions of children reach young adulthood without even the most basic life...