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Transforming Commitments into Real Solutions for Disability-Inclusive Education

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UN Transforming Education Summit (TES) Solutions Day Side Session: Transforming Commitments into Real Solutions for Disability-Inclusive EducationSeptember 17, 2022 | | Action Alert | GCE-US  TES Solutions Day Side Session: Transforming Commitments into Real Solutions for Disability-Inclusive Education  17 September 2022 | 13:00 – 14:30 ET | UN Conference Room 7 >> Watch the session recording [2:53:00 – 4:27:00] We …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

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GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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Girls’ Education is Not a Silver Bullet Solution to Climate Change

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Girls’ Education is Not a Silver Bullet Solution to Climate Change April 27, 2022 | | Girls Education | AMPLIFY Girls  When it comes to climate change, we recognize that girls and women face the deepest burdens and harshest impact. We also know that getting girls into school and helping them thrive is critical to the world and requires deep investment. …

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait Washington, D.C., April 14, 2022 — As a coalition committed to ensuring that all children and adolescents affected by crisis and conflict achieve an education, the Global Campaign for Education-US applauds USAID for its April 13, 2022 announcement of $18 million in funding to Education Cannot Wait (ECW). This funding will …

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Global Disability Summit Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop

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Global Disability Summit Inclusive Education Thematic WorkshopJanuary 17, 2022 | | Action Alert | GCE-USGlobal Disability Summit: Inclusive Education Thematic WorkshopThursday, January 20, 2022 | 9:00 am ET – 10:30 am ET >> Watch the Workshop Recording Event Program | Speaker Bios | Social Media Toolkits | Event Evaluation Form Event Slides (PDF) | Event Slides (Powerpoint) Links and Resources …

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My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US

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My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US January 6, 2022 | | Action Alert | Shruti NallappaMy experience as both a Fellow and Senior Fellow with the Global Campaign for Education – US has been an insightful and incredible experience. In the midst of a global pandemic and adjusting to working remotely, I have grown professionally, academically, and personally. GCE-US has provided me …

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Abuja Conference Demonstrates Progress Towards Safe Schools

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Abuja Conference Demonstrates Progress Towards Safe SchoolsNovember 1, 2021 | | Action Alert | Giulia McPherson In 2020, reports of attacks on education and the military use of schools and universities increased by a third globally, compared to 2019, even as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the prolonged closure of education facilities around the world. A critical tool in addressing this …

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Meeting the Education Needs of Displaced Children and Young People

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Meeting the Education Needs of Displaced Children and Young PeopleAugust 12, 2021 | | Action Alert | “This is about ensuring that every single child around the world has access to education.”- Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, CanadaOn July 27, 2021, Canada Development, Global Partnership for Education, Education Cannot Wait, UNHCR, and UK Aid together hosted the “Meeting the …

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An Impact-Focused Internship Experience

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An Impact-Focused Internship ExperienceAugust 10, 2021 | | Action Alert | My experience as an Advocacy Intern at GCE-US has been empowering, educational, and full of growth. I entered the internship passionate about policy advocacy and universal access to quality education, but with little idea what to expect. I was immediately welcomed to the team, and invited to participate in …

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit Events

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit EventsAugust 4, 2021 | | Action Alert | Ahead of Global Partnership for Education’s Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025, which took place July 28 and 29, 2021, the Global Campaign for Education-US (GCE-US), the Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice, and partner organizations joined forces to launch a series of events …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

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GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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Girls’ Education is Not a Silver Bullet Solution to Climate Change

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education by Margaret ButlerLeave a Comment

Girls’ Education is Not a Silver Bullet Solution to Climate Change April 27, 2022 | | Girls Education | AMPLIFY Girls  When it comes to climate change, we recognize that girls and women face the deepest burdens and harshest impact. We also know that getting girls into school and helping them thrive is critical to the world and requires deep investment. …

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait Washington, D.C., April 14, 2022 — As a coalition committed to ensuring that all children and adolescents affected by crisis and conflict achieve an education, the Global Campaign for Education-US applauds USAID for its April 13, 2022 announcement of $18 million in funding to Education Cannot Wait (ECW). This funding will …

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My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Inclusive Education by Shruti Nallappa

My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US January 6, 2022 | | Action Alert | Shruti NallappaMy experience as both a Fellow and Senior Fellow with the Global Campaign for Education – US has been an insightful and incredible experience. In the midst of a global pandemic and adjusting to working remotely, I have grown professionally, academically, and personally. GCE-US has provided me …

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Meeting the Education Needs of Displaced Children and Young People

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Meeting the Education Needs of Displaced Children and Young PeopleAugust 12, 2021 | | Action Alert | “This is about ensuring that every single child around the world has access to education.”- Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, CanadaOn July 27, 2021, Canada Development, Global Partnership for Education, Education Cannot Wait, UNHCR, and UK Aid together hosted the “Meeting the …

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An Impact-Focused Internship Experience

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An Impact-Focused Internship ExperienceAugust 10, 2021 | | Action Alert | My experience as an Advocacy Intern at GCE-US has been empowering, educational, and full of growth. I entered the internship passionate about policy advocacy and universal access to quality education, but with little idea what to expect. I was immediately welcomed to the team, and invited to participate in …

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Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for All

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education by Jennifer Rigg

Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for AllJune 29, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | The power of education is clear – brighter futures, healthier communities, and increased economic growth for individuals and countries. Education increases security and stability, spurs economic growth, and provides proven results across development sectors. As outlined in USAID’s Education Strategy, “the U.S. …

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Realizing Quality and Inclusive Education in Kenya Through Financing

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Global Education Financing by Valerie Karigitho

Realizing Quality and Inclusive Education in Kenya Through FinancingMay 10, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | Global Action Week for Education is a concentrated week of global action in support of the human right to quality, inclusive universal education. Since Action Aid and OXFAM joined forces to campaign to end child labor in 1999, other advocacy campaigns have taken …

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Global Action Week for Education 2021

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Global Action Week for Education 2021May 10, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | On April 26-30, Global Campaign for Education-US (GCE-US), along with partner organizations, coalition members, the Global Campaign for Education Secretariat and regional affiliates, celebrated Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) 2021, a concentrated week of advocacy in support of the human right to quality, inclusive universal …

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

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Global Education Financing by Victoria Egbetayo and Lissy Moskowitz

Why funding education for all children is the path to a better world and a sustainable recoveryMay 6, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | 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 …

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Association d’Aide à l’Education de l’Enfant Handicapé

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Association d’Aide à l’Education de l’Enfant HandicapéGlobalAssociation d’Aide à l’Education de l’Enfant Handicapé Founded in 1998, Association d’Aide à l’Education de l’Enfant Handicapé (AAEEH) is a charitable and humanitarian organization, working locally, nationally and internationally. The organization’s areas of intervention focus on social assistance for people with disabilities, humanitarian aid and development. It works for the education of children with …

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EYElliance

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EYEllianceGlobalEYElliance was founded in 2015 and is exclusively focused on driving global and national scale strategies to accelerate equitable access to eyeglasses for the one billion people who need them.The WHO estimates that globally nearly 1 billion individuals are visually impaired due to a lack of access to eyeglasses. Without glasses, children with poor vision are at a major disadvantage …

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Rights for Disability Development Foundation (RDDF)

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Rights for Disability Development Foundation (RDDF)GlobalIntroduction: Rights for Disability Development Foundation (RDDF) advocates for the protection and promotion of human rights of persons with disabilities in Uganda, in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). RDDF Mission: RDDF works with partners to promote research in the area of disability, …

Education for All Coalition

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Education for All CoalitionGlobalEducation for All Coalition (EFAC), Inc. is a 501(c) (3), Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to creating education opportunities and finding solutions that will empower displaced and deprived children around the world. EFAC strives to improve conditions for all children with adaptable education programs in response to emergencies, disasters, and crisis situations. Our strategies include direct engagement and a virtual …

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Humanity & Inclusion

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Humanity & InclusionHumanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict, and disaster. Working alongside people with disabilities and those living in situations of extreme vulnerability, teams act to meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.© Sadiksha Malla/HIAccording to …

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World Learning

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World LearningGlobalFounded in 1932 as The Experiment in International Living, the organization that would later become World Learning was inspired by Dr. Donald Watt’s simple idea to improve understanding across cultures and nations by sending US students abroad to expand their worldviews. Watt, a former personnel director at Syracuse University, believed that instead of seeing themselves and their foreign peers …

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WORLDFUND

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WORLDFUNDLatin AmericaWORLDFUND was founded in December 2002 by former Wall Street executive Luanne Zurlo. By carefully selecting pedagogical partners and building alliances with local education authorities, Worldfund has swiftly become the premier U.S. non-profit dedicated exclusively to improving basic K-12 education in Latin America. All of our programs emphasize the teacher-student bond and focus on critical skills for personal growth and employability.Wordfund’s …

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The World Education Foundation

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The World Education FoundationGlobalThe World Education Foundation (WEF) is a 501(c)(3) founded by Marques Anderson in 2009 to design and create educational solutions, which increase social and economic value in marginalized communities around the world. Through strategic implementation our impact yields the reduction of extreme poverty by educating pupils in multiple industries throughout conflict regions.Development of any kind is ultimately tied …

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WomenOne

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WomenOneKenya, Turkey, Jordan, and Eastern and Southern Africa. At WomenOne we strive to create a world where every woman and girl has access to a quality education. One educated girl not only has the power to break the cycle of poverty and fight against inequality but she also has the power to positively impact the lives of her family, her community and …

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Women LEAD Nepal

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Women LEAD NepalNepalWomen LEAD is the first and only professional and leadership development organization for young women, led by young women, in Kathmandu. Since 2011, we’ve empowered over 750 female high school students to become leaders in their schools and communities. Young women’s opinions and voices are rarely valued in traditionally male-dominated Nepal. Our programs provide young women with intensive yearlong …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Pierina Anton Lopez

GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit Events

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit EventsAugust 4, 2021 | | Action Alert | Ahead of Global Partnership for Education’s Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025, which took place July 28 and 29, 2021, the Global Campaign for Education-US (GCE-US), the Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice, and partner organizations joined forces to launch a series of events …

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A Roadmap to Inclusive Early Childhood Care and Education

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A Roadmap to Inclusive Early Childhood Care and EducationJune 30, 2021 | | Early Childhood Education | Inclusive Early Childhood Care and Education Event at the Global Education Summit Date: Thursday, July 22, 9am ET / 2 pm UK / 3 pm SAST for 1.5 hours  Registration: https://bit.ly/iECCE Title of Event: A Roadmap to Inclusive Early Childhood Care and Education …

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Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for All

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education by Jennifer Rigg

Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for AllJune 29, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | The power of education is clear – brighter futures, healthier communities, and increased economic growth for individuals and countries. Education increases security and stability, spurs economic growth, and provides proven results across development sectors. As outlined in USAID’s Education Strategy, “the U.S. …

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Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive Education

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Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive EducationApril 22, 2021 | | News | Valentina Pomatto, Humanity & Inclusion (HI)Accessible Reading – Alt Text: Children with disabilities face obstacles in accessing and learning in schools. Obstacles exist both within and outside the education system.  Within the education system, obstacles include: inaccessible infrastructures, non-adapted materials, non-adapted curricula, lack of teachers’ preparation, and segregation of …

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

In Action Alert, Early Childhood Education, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education by Stephanie Peña

Education Financing to Reach the Most Marginalized: Challenges & Solutions during COVID-19 ResponseApril 8, 2021 | | News | Stephanie Peña, GCE-US Fellow  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. …

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

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Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Community of Practice Workshop for Zero Discrimination DayMarch 24, 2021 | | News | GCE-US  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 …

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Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Community of Practice Update

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Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Community of Practice UpdateJanuary 15, 2021 | | News | Tom Sabella, Inclusive Education and ECCE CoordinatorThe Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Community of Practice has expanded membership to include over 190 members from 90 organizations, as of January 2021. We lead online meetings every other month, bringing together professionals, advocates, students, teachers, parents, caregivers, …

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Leave No Child Behind: Invest in the Early Years

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Leave No Child Behind: Invest in the Early YearsNovember 19, 2020 | | News | GCE-USMaterials from the Leave No Child Behind: Invest in the Early Years Global Report Launch held on November 19, 2020: Leave No Child Behind: Invest in the Early Years Report About the report: Re-set the starting line so no child is left behind Event recording Speaker biographies Event …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Pierina Anton Lopez

GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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Girls’ Education is Not a Silver Bullet Solution to Climate Change

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education by Margaret ButlerLeave a Comment

Girls’ Education is Not a Silver Bullet Solution to Climate Change April 27, 2022 | | Girls Education | AMPLIFY Girls  When it comes to climate change, we recognize that girls and women face the deepest burdens and harshest impact. We also know that getting girls into school and helping them thrive is critical to the world and requires deep investment. …

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait Washington, D.C., April 14, 2022 — As a coalition committed to ensuring that all children and adolescents affected by crisis and conflict achieve an education, the Global Campaign for Education-US applauds USAID for its April 13, 2022 announcement of $18 million in funding to Education Cannot Wait (ECW). This funding will …

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My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Inclusive Education by Shruti Nallappa

My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US January 6, 2022 | | Action Alert | Shruti NallappaMy experience as both a Fellow and Senior Fellow with the Global Campaign for Education – US has been an insightful and incredible experience. In the midst of a global pandemic and adjusting to working remotely, I have grown professionally, academically, and personally. GCE-US has provided me …

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Abuja Conference Demonstrates Progress Towards Safe Schools

In Action Alert, Education In Emergencies by Giulia McPherson

Abuja Conference Demonstrates Progress Towards Safe SchoolsNovember 1, 2021 | | Action Alert | Giulia McPherson In 2020, reports of attacks on education and the military use of schools and universities increased by a third globally, compared to 2019, even as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the prolonged closure of education facilities around the world. A critical tool in addressing this …

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Meeting the Education Needs of Displaced Children and Young People

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies by Shruti Nallappa

Meeting the Education Needs of Displaced Children and Young PeopleAugust 12, 2021 | | Action Alert | “This is about ensuring that every single child around the world has access to education.”- Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, CanadaOn July 27, 2021, Canada Development, Global Partnership for Education, Education Cannot Wait, UNHCR, and UK Aid together hosted the “Meeting the …

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Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for All

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education by Jennifer Rigg

Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for AllJune 29, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | The power of education is clear – brighter futures, healthier communities, and increased economic growth for individuals and countries. Education increases security and stability, spurs economic growth, and provides proven results across development sectors. As outlined in USAID’s Education Strategy, “the U.S. …

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Education: A Priority for Kakuma Refugee Camp

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Education: A Priority for Kakuma Refugee CampJune 29, 2021 | | Education In Emergencies | “When children and youth are deprived of their right to education, their community is deprived of a sustainable future. It is all the more true with refugees.”- Forest WhitakerWorld Refugee Day is an international day designated by the United Nations to honor refugees around the …

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COVID-19 Surge in India and its Impacts on Education

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COVID-19 Surge in India and its Impacts on EducationMay 20, 2021 | | Education In Emergencies | Like the rest of the world, India has continued to combat the deadly COVID-19 virus for over a year. However, in April 2021, the nation was suddenly swept by a surge in COVID cases. New daily coronavirus cases have hit global records, surpassing …

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Education in Emergency: Where Do We Go From Here?

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Education in Emergency: Where Do We Go From Here?April 23, 2021 | | News | Nate Radomski, Magis Americas  In early 2020, as education systems around the world began to close as a result of the growing COVID-19 pandemic, it quickly became apparent that our individual and collective responses, as with all emergencies, would occur in two phases: response and …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Pierina Anton Lopez

GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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Girls’ Education is Not a Silver Bullet Solution to Climate Change

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education by Margaret ButlerLeave a Comment

Girls’ Education is Not a Silver Bullet Solution to Climate Change April 27, 2022 | | Girls Education | AMPLIFY Girls  When it comes to climate change, we recognize that girls and women face the deepest burdens and harshest impact. We also know that getting girls into school and helping them thrive is critical to the world and requires deep investment. …

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My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Inclusive Education by Shruti Nallappa

My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US January 6, 2022 | | Action Alert | Shruti NallappaMy experience as both a Fellow and Senior Fellow with the Global Campaign for Education – US has been an insightful and incredible experience. In the midst of a global pandemic and adjusting to working remotely, I have grown professionally, academically, and personally. GCE-US has provided me …

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit Events

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit EventsAugust 4, 2021 | | Action Alert | Ahead of Global Partnership for Education’s Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025, which took place July 28 and 29, 2021, the Global Campaign for Education-US (GCE-US), the Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice, and partner organizations joined forces to launch a series of events …

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Listening to girls and their needs as they return to school

In Action Alert, Girls Education, Inclusive Education by Margaret Butler

Listening to girls and their needs as they return to schoolJuly 20, 2021 | | Girls Education | In many contexts, community-driven organizations offer girls in difficult circumstances a source of hope and chance at education by paying school fees, providing spaces for daycare, and taking on cases of gender-based violence by seeking legal justice on girls’ behalf. Community-driven organizations …

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Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for All

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education by Jennifer Rigg

Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for AllJune 29, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | The power of education is clear – brighter futures, healthier communities, and increased economic growth for individuals and countries. Education increases security and stability, spurs economic growth, and provides proven results across development sectors. As outlined in USAID’s Education Strategy, “the U.S. …

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

In Action Alert, Early Childhood Education, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education by Stephanie Peña

Education Financing to Reach the Most Marginalized: Challenges & Solutions during COVID-19 ResponseApril 8, 2021 | | News | Stephanie Peña, GCE-US Fellow  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. …

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Girls Education International Launches a Curriculum about Educating Girls

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Girls Education International Launches a Curriculum about Educating GirlsJanuary 5, 2021 | | News | Kate Schelbe, Girls Education InternationalAt Girls Education International we believe in the transformative power of education. Education equips girls to make positive changes in their homes, community, and the world. We envision a future where all girls have unrestricted and unconditional access to the best possible education …

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Education: the Great Social Equalizer

In Action and Advocacy, Girls Education, Global Education Financing by Jennifer Rigg

Education: the Great Social EqualizerJanuary 16, 2017 | | Action and Advocacy | GCE-US  Today, 263 million children and youth are not in school, and another 330 million are in school but not learning. According to the report from the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity if we continue with business as usual, in 2030 less than 1 in 10 children …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Pierina Anton Lopez

GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait Washington, D.C., April 14, 2022 — As a coalition committed to ensuring that all children and adolescents affected by crisis and conflict achieve an education, the Global Campaign for Education-US applauds USAID for its April 13, 2022 announcement of $18 million in funding to Education Cannot Wait (ECW). This funding will …

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit Events

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit EventsAugust 4, 2021 | | Action Alert | Ahead of Global Partnership for Education’s Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025, which took place July 28 and 29, 2021, the Global Campaign for Education-US (GCE-US), the Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice, and partner organizations joined forces to launch a series of events …

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Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for All

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education by Jennifer Rigg

Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for AllJune 29, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | The power of education is clear – brighter futures, healthier communities, and increased economic growth for individuals and countries. Education increases security and stability, spurs economic growth, and provides proven results across development sectors. As outlined in USAID’s Education Strategy, “the U.S. …

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Realizing Quality and Inclusive Education in Kenya Through Financing

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Global Education Financing by Valerie Karigitho

Realizing Quality and Inclusive Education in Kenya Through FinancingMay 10, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | Global Action Week for Education is a concentrated week of global action in support of the human right to quality, inclusive universal education. Since Action Aid and OXFAM joined forces to campaign to end child labor in 1999, other advocacy campaigns have taken …

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

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Global Education Financing by Victoria Egbetayo and Lissy Moskowitz

Why funding education for all children is the path to a better world and a sustainable recoveryMay 6, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | 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 …

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Education in Emergency: Where Do We Go From Here?

In Action Alert, Education In Emergencies, Global Education Financing by Nate Radomski

Education in Emergency: Where Do We Go From Here?April 23, 2021 | | News | Nate Radomski, Magis Americas  In early 2020, as education systems around the world began to close as a result of the growing COVID-19 pandemic, it quickly became apparent that our individual and collective responses, as with all emergencies, would occur in two phases: response and …

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Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive Education

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Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive EducationApril 22, 2021 | | News | Valentina Pomatto, Humanity & Inclusion (HI)Accessible Reading – Alt Text: Children with disabilities face obstacles in accessing and learning in schools. Obstacles exist both within and outside the education system.  Within the education system, obstacles include: inaccessible infrastructures, non-adapted materials, non-adapted curricula, lack of teachers’ preparation, and segregation of …

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

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Education Financing to Reach the Most Marginalized: Challenges & Solutions during COVID-19 ResponseApril 8, 2021 | | News | Stephanie Peña, GCE-US Fellow  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. …

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Raise Your Hand LIVE!: A conversation about the importance of education for refugees

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Raise Your Hand LIVE!: A conversation about the importance of education for refugeesFebruary 26, 2021 | | News | Taylor Rogers, GCE-US Fellow  The Global Partnership for Education hosted the second installment of “Raise Your Hand LIVE!” on Tuesday, February 3. The show brings together changemakers from around the world who understand that education is key to building a better …

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Transforming Commitments into Real Solutions for Disability-Inclusive Education

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UN Transforming Education Summit (TES) Solutions Day Side Session: Transforming Commitments into Real Solutions for Disability-Inclusive EducationSeptember 17, 2022 | | Action Alert | GCE-US  TES Solutions Day Side Session: Transforming Commitments into Real Solutions for Disability-Inclusive Education  17 September 2022 | 13:00 – 14:30 ET | UN Conference Room 7 >> Watch the session recording [2:53:00 – 4:27:00] We …

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IDDC, GLAD, IDA, GCE Call to Action: Transforming Education Summit

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IDDC, GLAD, IDA, GCE Call to Action: Transforming Education SummitJuly 21, 2022 | | News | GCE-US The International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC), the International Disability Alliance (IDA), the Global Action on Disability (GLAD) Network and the Global Campaign for Education (GCE), call for the international community to commit to ensuring disability inclusive quality education, including in early childhood, in …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Pierina Anton Lopez

GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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Global Disability Summit Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop

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Global Disability Summit Inclusive Education Thematic WorkshopJanuary 17, 2022 | | Action Alert | GCE-USGlobal Disability Summit: Inclusive Education Thematic WorkshopThursday, January 20, 2022 | 9:00 am ET – 10:30 am ET >> Watch the Workshop Recording Event Program | Speaker Bios | Social Media Toolkits | Event Evaluation Form Event Slides (PDF) | Event Slides (Powerpoint) Links and Resources …

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My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US

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My Fellowship Experience with GCE-US January 6, 2022 | | Action Alert | Shruti NallappaMy experience as both a Fellow and Senior Fellow with the Global Campaign for Education – US has been an insightful and incredible experience. In the midst of a global pandemic and adjusting to working remotely, I have grown professionally, academically, and personally. GCE-US has provided me …

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit Events

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Summary of GCE-US Global Education Summit EventsAugust 4, 2021 | | Action Alert | Ahead of Global Partnership for Education’s Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025, which took place July 28 and 29, 2021, the Global Campaign for Education-US (GCE-US), the Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice, and partner organizations joined forces to launch a series of events …

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Universal Design for Learning: Impact on policy, practice, and partnerships for inclusive education

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Universal Design for Learning: Impact on policy, practice, and partnerships for inclusive educationJuly 22, 2021 | | Inclusive Education | Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a pathway for education and learning that removes obstacles to learning, creating an optimal environment for success in the classroom. UDL promotes equal opportunity for all students to succeed. The goal of UDL is …

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Listening to girls and their needs as they return to school

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Listening to girls and their needs as they return to schoolJuly 20, 2021 | | Girls Education | In many contexts, community-driven organizations offer girls in difficult circumstances a source of hope and chance at education by paying school fees, providing spaces for daycare, and taking on cases of gender-based violence by seeking legal justice on girls’ behalf. Community-driven organizations …

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A Roadmap to Inclusive Early Childhood Care and Education

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A Roadmap to Inclusive Early Childhood Care and EducationJune 30, 2021 | | Early Childhood Education | Inclusive Early Childhood Care and Education Event at the Global Education Summit Date: Thursday, July 22, 9am ET / 2 pm UK / 3 pm SAST for 1.5 hours  Registration: https://bit.ly/iECCE Title of Event: A Roadmap to Inclusive Early Childhood Care and Education …

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Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for All

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Now is the Time to Fund Basic Education for AllJune 29, 2021 | | Action and Advocacy | The power of education is clear – brighter futures, healthier communities, and increased economic growth for individuals and countries. Education increases security and stability, spurs economic growth, and provides proven results across development sectors. As outlined in USAID’s Education Strategy, “the U.S. …

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Tracking Children’s Lost Potential

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Tracking Children’s Lost PotentialApril 27, 2021 | | News | Malcolm Chen and Natasha Somji  Think back to when you were 10. Imagine if you had not been able to read and understand a simple story at that age. Where do you think you would be today? Age 10 is the age at which children should be switching from learning …

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A Better Tomorrow for Today’s Children in Rural Nepal

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A Better Tomorrow for Today’s Children in Rural NepalFebruary 11, 2021 | | News | Lisa Lyons, Educate the Children  Parents’ enthusiastic support is so important in ensuring their children’s school attendance and academic achievement. In rural Nepal, many of today’s parents were not themselves afforded the opportunity to attend school for very long, or at all, during their own …

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IDDC, GLAD, IDA, GCE Call to Action: Transforming Education Summit

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IDDC, GLAD, IDA, GCE Call to Action: Transforming Education SummitJuly 21, 2022 | | News | GCE-US The International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC), the International Disability Alliance (IDA), the Global Action on Disability (GLAD) Network and the Global Campaign for Education (GCE), call for the international community to commit to ensuring disability inclusive quality education, including in early childhood, in …

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Civil society groups applaud IFC’s decision to stop investing in fee-charging private schools, call on other investors to follow its lead

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Civil Society Groups Applaud IFC’s Decision to Stop Investing in Fee-charging Private Schools, Call on Other Investors to Follow Its LeadJune 14, 2022 | | News | GCE-US14 June 2022 Civil society organizations welcome the announcement from the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) that it will not resume its investments in K-12 private schools, following the release of an …

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GCE-US Statement on the School Shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas

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GCE-US Statement on the School Shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TexasMay 24, 2022 | | News | GCE-US  Washington, D.C. | May 24, 2022 — In the United States, “school safety” is synonymous with active shooter drills while learning to read. “School safety” requires teachers to memorize safety plans and emergency protocols while preparing learning plans meant to …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Pierina Anton Lopez

GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait Washington, D.C., April 14, 2022 — As a coalition committed to ensuring that all children and adolescents affected by crisis and conflict achieve an education, the Global Campaign for Education-US applauds USAID for its April 13, 2022 announcement of $18 million in funding to Education Cannot Wait (ECW). This funding will …

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GCE-US Statement on the Reauthorization of the READ Act

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GCE-US Statement on the Reauthorization of the READ ActMarch 29, 2022 | | News | GCE-USWASHINGTON – On March 28, 2022, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, and Congressman Chris Smith, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa (R-NJ) introduced bipartisan and bicameral legislation with U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick …

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Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop held as a prelude to the Global Disability Summit

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Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop held as a prelude to the Global Disability SummitJanuary 31, 2022 | | News | Summary of Global Disability Summit: Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop In advance of the 2022 Global Disability Summit, global partners organized the Global Disability Summit: Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop on January 20, 2022, which recognized the numerous barriers to education for learners with disabilities. …

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Statement on FY2022 Appropriations

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Statement on FY2022 Appropriations| News | GCE-USWashington, DC, USA — On behalf of over 40 organizations, we urge Congress to support the House of Representatives’ Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 funding level of at least $950 million for the Nita M. Lowey Basic Education Fund in the final FY2022 State and Foreign Operations (SFOPS) appropriations bill. This joint letter outlines our funding priorities for international basic education in the …

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Civil Society Groups Applaud US for $37 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait

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Civil Society Groups Applaud US for $37 Million Contribution to Education Cannot WaitSeptember 29, 2021 | | News | GCE-USWashington, D.C., September 29, 2021 – As organizations committed to ensuring that all children and adolescents affected by crisis and conflict achieve an education, we applaud the U.S. Government for its September 27, 2021, announcement of $37 million in funding to Education Cannot Wait (ECW). …

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For Afghanistan, Haiti and other Crisis-Affected Areas, Access to Education is Critical

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For Afghanistan, Haiti and other Crisis-Affected Areas, Access to Education is CriticalAugust 17, 2021 | | News | GCE-USThe Global Campaign for Education-US is deeply concerned about the suffering of people in Afghanistan and Haiti in the midst of humanitarian crises, and stands in solidarity with educators and partners working tirelessly to secure the fundamental right to education for all …

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

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Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Community of Practice Workshop for Zero Discrimination DayMarch 24, 2021 | | News | GCE-US  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 …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Girls Education, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Pierina Anton Lopez

GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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Youth Participation in Education: From the Lens of a Student

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Youth Participation in Education: From the Lens of a StudentApril 30, 2021 | | Youth | Shreyan AcharyaPhoto: Youth leaders in India, Credit: UNICEF/UN0276725/Das When I started my Master’s in development studies at the University of Sussex’s Institute for Development Studies (IDS), I concentrated on relating different development concepts to education. For me, education is truly a foundation for human …

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Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive Education

In Action Alert, Early Childhood Education, Education In Emergencies, Global Education Financing, Inclusive Education, Youth by Valentina Pomatto

Step-up Efforts for Disability-Inclusive EducationApril 22, 2021 | | News | Valentina Pomatto, Humanity & Inclusion (HI)Accessible Reading – Alt Text: Children with disabilities face obstacles in accessing and learning in schools. Obstacles exist both within and outside the education system.  Within the education system, obstacles include: inaccessible infrastructures, non-adapted materials, non-adapted curricula, lack of teachers’ preparation, and segregation of …

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

In Action Alert, Action and Advocacy, Education In Emergencies, Inclusive Education, News, Youth by Meghan Hussey

To “Build Back Better” in Education, Focus on Building Inclusive Social InfrastructureApril 29, 2021 | | News | Meghan Hussey, Special Olympics InternationalIMAGE: Children at a school in Morocco participate in a program with Special Olympics, as part of the “Play Unified, Learn Unified” project, supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. School closures during COVID-19 have impacted the learning and …

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The Right to Education in Baltimore: Exploring Innovative Approaches

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The Right to Education in Baltimore: Exploring Innovative ApproachesJanuary 21, 2020 | | Action Alert | GCE-US   Proponents of the international right to education and the use of human rights instruments, such as the Abidjan Principles on the Right to Education, should be driven by people, for people. Furthering our understanding and use of these rights and instruments, requires bringing people …

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Great News: READ Act Passed!

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Great News: READ Act Passed!September 12, 2017 | | Action Alert | GCE-US   Great news: The READ Act has become law! Thank you to everyone advocating for the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Act! The bill has now passed and been signed into law. This is a huge step forward to ensure quality education for all.Please thank your Members …

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