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Let’s clarify the definition of aid to education so that it benefits the poorest

What is aid? Most people would agree with the dictionary that says aid is “material help given by one country to another” – and would expect aid to go to those most in need. But almost a fifth of what … Continue reading

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Business leaders at the World Economic Forum must boost finance for education

As political and business leaders gather in Davos for another year’s World Economic Forum, the Education for All Global Monitoring Report has released a new policy paper  showing that contributions from corporations and private foundations combined total only $683 million … Continue reading

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BRIEFLY: Gordon Brown calls for new global education fund

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown, a co-convenor of the High Level Panel on Education, released a report this week calling for the establishment of an independent global fund for education, to raise the $16 billion needed each year to … Continue reading

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