Category Archives: Innovative financing

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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Education for All: Three New Year’s wishes

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report As the 2015 deadline for the Education for All goals fast approaches – and the global economic crisis threatens to slow progress – here are the three things … Continue reading

Posted in Aid, Basic education, Donors, Economic growth, Employment, Equality, Equity, Governance, Group of 20, Innovative financing, Literacy, Marginalization, Millennium Development Goals, Out-of-school children, Skills, Youth | 7 Comments

EU review says need for skills is urgent

Another strong argument for the importance of developing young people’s skills –the subject of the forthcoming 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring Report – comes from a new review by the European Commission, which warns that the recession has made … Continue reading

Posted in Developed countries, Economic growth, Employment, Equality, Governance, Innovative financing, Marginalization, Post-secondary education, Poverty, Secondary school, Skills, Training, Youth | Leave a comment

Beyond Busan 1: Will “new partnerships” with BRICs and the private sector help get all children into school?

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report The 2,000 aid policy makers gathering at the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South Korea, could offer renewed hope for the 67 million children … Continue reading

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G20 leaders need to speak out for education and skills

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals and the Education for All goals just four years away, some questions about the future of global development efforts are … Continue reading

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More money needed to get all children into school by 2015

A major event in Copenhagen next week could make a crucial difference for the 67 million children around the world who are still not enrolled at school. Representatives of developing country governments, bilateral and multilateral agencies, civil society organizations and … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Aid, Asia, Basic education, Developing countries, Donors, Finance, Innovative financing, Out-of-school children | 13 Comments

What’s in a name? Rebranding the EFA Fast Track Initiative

Français | Español By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report While world leaders were gathering at the United Nations General Assembly in New York last week, an event on the sidelines signalled a change that … Continue reading

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