Due to additional pressures on domestic resources from the pandemic and the costs of additional measures to respond to COVID-19 education challenges, the Save Our Future campaign, supported by nearly 200 organizations around the globe, reminds us...
From separate silos to close collaborations: the COVID-19 pandemic is giving us an opportunity to build and strengthen the links between education programs implementers and researchers, to ensure that we learn from this crisis and use robust...
Join us on October 12, 2020 at 08:00 EDT / 14:00 CET as GPE launches its 4th financing campaign to raise funds in support of education for up to 1 billion children in 88 countries.
During the event, world leaders and education advocates will voice...
GPEThe time to invest in education is now. It's time to #RaiseYourHand to #FundEducation.
TUNE IN ON OCTOBER 12 as world leaders and education advocates raise their hands for education and launch the Financing GPE 2025 campaign!
Register here: g.pe/TQfx50BMQXtpic.twitter.com/K7NlwBWDfh
The COVID-19 pandemic may result in millions of children dropping out of school. The international community is at a turning point. This is why 190 organizations have signed a call to action to protect financing for education in national budgets.
GPE and Germany have ambitious goals for the upcoming five years, driven by the vision that every boy and every girl should have access to 12 years of inclusive quality education. This can only be achieved if we empower girls, in particular, invest...
Former students are taking illegal and often dangerous jobs in India and other developing countries, potentially rolling back years of progress in social mobility and public health.
GPE#COVID19 school closures have put vulnerable children in developing countries at risk.
According to @UN, 24 million children will drop out and millions could be sucked into work.
g.pe/F4aZ30rchB5 via @nytimes
Advancing Women, Children and Adolescent Health During Covid-19
GPEThe #Accountability breakfast 2020 is going virtual on 29 September!
Join us for 4️⃣ interactive, real talk sessions that speak truth to power on equity, leadership and commitment to action for those left behind: g.pe/y7ag30rbrCt
With GPE’s support, the government of Zambia is shifting to distance learning to ensure education continues during the coronavirus outbreak, including for the most disadvantaged children – who will ultimately be the most affected by the pandemic.
On September 24 at 11 a.m. EDT, please join the Luminos Fund for the launch event of “Education Leadership through Crisis,” a new video series where diverse education leaders share personal lessons on navigating crises. In this COVID-19 moment,...
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the biggest disruption to education that the world has ever seen. At its height, 9 out of 10 students in the world were out of school, and today 1.2 billion students are affected. If we don’t act now to safeguard...
UNICEF’s Reimagine campaign calls for urgent investment to bridge the digital divide, reach every child with remote learning, and, most critically, prioritize the safe reopening of schools
GPE.@UNICEF report stated that for at least 463M children whose schools closed due to #COVID19, there was no such thing as remote learning. The sheer number of children whose education was completely disrupted for months on end is a global education emergency
This webinar will bring together youth advocates and high-level political leaders to discuss gender equality and girls’ education as a crucial aspect of the COVID-19 response and recovery, and to shine a spotlight on education investments for...
At the onset of the pandemic, several organizations began collecting and publishing data on how the crisis would affect the delivery of public services, including education. In this blog, we present the different resources and tools that have been...
History has shown that a global crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic puts the education, safety and futures of adolescent girls at even greater risk, leaving the world in further peril. Michelle Obama and Melinda Gates argue that addressing these risks...
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the education of over 90% of the world’s students. It has exacerbated already existing inequalities and magnified the global learning crisis. The future of an entire generation is at risk.
Social distancing measures in response to the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) have closed schools, which at the peak has affected more than 1.5 billion children and young people around the world.
GPECountries are facing the fallout from #COVID19 school closures and will need to mitigate these effects, as well as build their education systems to come back stronger.
This blog by @hpatrinos explores what an effective response may be: g.pe/AChK30r1Z8c via @WBG_Education
Most of us have been living with closed schools and some version of lockdown for four months now. For all the reimagining of education in the 21st century, nobody predicted that the greatest disruption of all would come from a virus. As education...
Schools remain closed in most African countries, disrupting children’s learning and posing the risk of higher dropout rates for the most vulnerable. However, apart from the challenges, the pandemic has also presented opportunities that can be...
GPE“With the pandemic’s challenges to education, it will have ongoing impact on quality. The longer the children are out of school the more they will lose their learning. And so reopening schools safely has to be a priority.” – @AliceAlbright via @cnbcafrica