Monthly Archives: March 2010

Who’s at school, and who’s missing out?

By Pauline Rose, senior policy analyst, Global Monitoring Report team How many children are not in school? The figure we give in the 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, which has been widely picked up around the world, is … Continue reading

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BRIEFLY: Let’s find new ways of funding inclusive education

“More innovative forms of financing – at both the domestic and the international level – must be found if Education for All is to become a reality,” argues Nicholas Burnett, former Director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, … Continue reading

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BRIEFLY: Canada and the G8 ­­– an education opportunity

Two striking pieces in Canadian newspapers use the launch in Ottawa on Thursday March 25, of the 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report as a springboard to consider how the Group of 8 summit in Canada in June could … Continue reading

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72 million reasons to join 1GOAL’s campaign for education

By Adrian Lovett, chair of the 1GOAL campaign committee Congratulations Kevin Watkins and UNESCO. This site will change the world. A decade or so ago when we were building the Jubilee 2000 campaign to drop the debts of the poorest … Continue reading

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THE FUNDING GAP, 1: The G-8 needs to stick to its promises

Last year, leaders of the G-8 group of rich countries made a bold promise to the world’s children: No country seriously committed to Education for All, they said, would be thwarted in its achievement because of lack of resources. Impressed? … Continue reading

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THE FUNDING GAP, 2: How donors can meet their pledges

In 2000, rich countries promised that no country seriously committed to achieving Education for All by 2015 would be thwarted because of lack of resources. The promise has been repeated at every summit for the past decade, but projections in … Continue reading

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THE FUNDING GAP, 3: Innovative financing

Projections in this year’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report show that on current trends, 56 million children will still be out of school in 2015. Donors need to stop talking and start delivering on their education aid promises – … Continue reading

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