Sep 17, 2022 | Updates
Rewiring Education for People and Planet, this report is a call to action to work across sectors, levels, and stakeholders to transform education together with a wider development transformation.
Oct 31, 2017 | Updates
Last year, the Education Commission made an incredible discovery. While countries across the globe, as a whole, were headed down a concerning path – one where in 2030 more than half of young people worldwide will not have the skills needed for a job – others were...
Dec 2, 2016 | Updates
The discussions in Pakistan around who is in and who is out – who learns and who does not – are getting louder. And so they should, as we now have a mounting burden of unmet milestones that are piling high. Almost six years have passed since education was declared a...
Oct 3, 2016 | In the Media
For far too long, education has not been enough of a global priority. In the last decade alone, international development donors have spent proportionately less on education — while significantly increasing aid to global health. Access to good quality schools is just...
Sep 17, 2016 | In the Media
Sommeren 2015 tok statsminister Erna Solberg, sammen med presidentene i Malawi, Indonesia og Chile og generaldirektøren i Unesco, initiativ til å få nedsatt en utdanningskommisjon under ledelse av FNs spesialutsending for utdanning, Gordon Brown. Søndag 18. september,...
Aug 17, 2016 | Updates
The Founder of Hope for Children Cameroon explains why “If we fail to close the education gap between developed and developing countries, we risk not meeting the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals.”
Aug 12, 2016 | Updates
On International Youth Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for a “global push for progress” where young people are empowered with the “resources, backing and space they need to create lasting change in our world.”
At the July Education Commission meeting in Oslo, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Commission Chair Gordon Brown held a press briefing to discuss the Commission’s work and how education gives citizens the “qualifications to participate and be included in their society.”
Jul 11, 2016 | Updates
Reflecting on the outcomes of the Oslo Commission meeting, Commissioner Baela Raza Jamil discusses securing the promise of universal education and how the Education Commission hopes to rise to that challenge.
Jul 8, 2016 | Updates
Alibaba Executive Chairman and Commissioner Jack Ma convenes the inaugural Xin Philanthropy Conference in Hangzhou, China to discuss, among other topics, moving toward global education. Joining Mr. Ma will be Commission Chair Gordon Brown who will speak at a plenary session and on the education panel.