Promoting quality education for all.

Realizing Quality and Inclusive Education in Kenya Through Financing

Valerie Karigitho, East African Centre for Human Rights, 
Realizing Quality and Inclusive Education in Kenya Through Financing

Learn about the core obligation set forth by the Abidjan Principles, the need for states to prioritize the funding and provision of free, quality, public education, and the latest work in Kenya with the East African Centre for Human Rights (EACHRights).

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Why funding education for all children is the path to a better world and a sustainable recovery

Lissy Moskowitz and Victoria Egbetayo, GPE Secretariat, 
Why funding education for all children is the path to a better world and a sustainable recovery

Whether you are parenting a 12-year-old girl in Los Angeles whose reading skills have slipped during this exhausting year of Zoom school or in a remote Zambian village where she is trying to learn from educational radio broadcasts while doing chores, the last year has shown both the value and vulnerability of our education systems. Whether in LA or Zambia, this has been our shared reality, exacerbating pre-exiting inequities. And without prioritizing education in the COVID recovery, societies will become even more unequal and fragile. We need a new type of global solidarity and international cooperation.

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Youth Participation in Education: From the Lens of a Student

Shreyan Acharya, 
Youth Participation in Education: From the Lens of a Student

Shreyan Acharya is a MA student in Development Studies at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. He shares a keen interest in the Education sector and previously volunteered with Teach for India and worked briefly with Stones2Milestones. He is presently a member of the student-led Education Hub and wants to explore his interest in filling the gaps in the education space. 

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Networked Impact takes the Global Education crisis. What does that mean?

Sahar Khan, 260by26, 
Networked Impact takes the Global Education crisis. What does that mean?

The global education crisis has been going on for decades. Hundreds of millions of children are out of school all over the world. Lack of access to resources or living in conflict areas are two of the overarching reasons. Many organizations have been working on the ground in every corner of the world to get children an equitable, quality education. So why haven’t we achieved that goal yet?

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To “Build Back Better” in Education, Focus on Building Inclusive Social Infrastructure

Meghan Hussey, Special Olympics International, 
To “Build Back Better” in Education, Focus on Building Inclusive Social Infrastructure

School closures during COVID-19 have impacted the learning and social emotional well-being of a generation of students. According to UNESCO, 192 countries implemented some sort of school closure over the past year, affecting over 90% of learners worldwide at some point during the pandemic. The consequences will be immense and long lasting.

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Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive Education

Valentina Pomatto, Humanity & Inclusion (HI), 
Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive Education

As the education sector learns from the pandemic, it is clear that we cannot afford to leave another generation of children behind. The struggle of children with disabilities to realise their right to education continues. Removing barriers to access and thrive in education is an imperative that requires cross-sectoral collaboration and investment.

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Education Financing to Reach the Most Marginalized: Challenges & Solutions during COVID-19 Response

Stephanie Peña, GCE-US Fellow, 
Education Financing to Reach the Most Marginalized: Challenges & Solutions during COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the education of over one billion people, including many of our most marginalized being impacted the most; this includes–but is not limited to: girls, children with disabilities, and children in conflict settings. Many of these children already faced challenges to access quality, inclusive education prior to the pandemic, which has now exacerbated these problems. On March 31, we co-hosted an event, in conjunction with the Civil Society Policy Forum during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, that discussed the issue of education financing during COVID-19 response and recovery to reach the most marginalized.

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Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Community of Practice Workshop for Zero Discrimination Day

Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Community of Practice Workshop for Zero Discrimination Day

Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Community of Practice members Salzburg Global Seminar, Humanity & Inclusion, Amal Alliance, and GCE-US jointly organized a workshop on March 1, 2021, Zero Discrimination Day, that looked the teacher training and inclusive education.  The interactive workshop featured speakers from the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, Carey Institute for Global Good, UNICEF, World Learning, and the Wellbeing Project.

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