Category Archives: Donors

The G8 must renew its commitment to basic education worldwide

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report Primary education is a fundamental building block of lives and livelihoods – and of wider development. But progress toward universal primary education has stagnated, there are still 57 … Continue reading

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Reductions in aid jeopardize schooling for millions of children

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, and Albert Motivans, head of Education Statistics at the UNESCO Institute for Statistics Millions of children may be denied access to school due to reductions in aid, according … Continue reading

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Shrinking aid flows risk putting Education for All out of reach

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report New aid figures released this week by the OECD make for sombre reading. Globally, aid has fallen since 2010, with poor countries hardest hit. This is worrying news … Continue reading

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Post-2015 and Bali: Without education for all, we can’t achieve sustained prosperity for all

It was very good news that a global meeting this week seems to have made progress in aligning two competing visions for the post-2015 development agenda – one centred on eradicating poverty and the other on sustainable development. But it … Continue reading

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The world’s poorest children are paying a high price for scholarships

By Nicole Comforto, EFA Global Monitoring Report For many donor countries, a large proportion of ‘aid’ never leaves their country. Spending this money on education in the world’s poorest countries could go a long way to giving the 132 million … Continue reading

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Education for All is affordable – by 2015 and beyond

If governments and donors make concerted efforts to meet the promises they made in 2000, basic education for all could be achieved by 2015, according to analysis in a new policy paper released by the Education for All Global Monitoring … Continue reading

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An open letter to the new CEO of the Global Partnership for Education

An open letter to Alice Albright, new Chief Executive of the Global Partnership for Education, from Pauline Rose, Director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report Dear Ms Albright, I would like to extend a very warm welcome to … Continue reading

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Join the consultation on Teaching and Learning for Development

A learning crisis is leaving one in three primary school-aged children not achieving  basic skills, whether they are in school or not. This revelation makes the theme of the 2013 Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR) on Teaching and … Continue reading

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In South Sudan, many girls are missing out on school

Today, July 9, South Sudan celebrates its first anniversary. Since independence, education has been a key priority for the government. But many challenges remain – especially girls’ access to education. It’s been a rough start for the world’s youngest country. … Continue reading

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Beyond 2015: Continuing and complementing the GMR

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, we have invited the Report’s previous directors to share their views on progress and prospects for Education for All. By Nicholas Burnett At 10 years, the Education for All … Continue reading

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