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Reaching the target of 0.7% of GNI to aid and prioritizing education would fill half of education’s finance gap

On June 25 and 26, the European Council, consisting of Heads of State of European Union members met to discuss issues relating to migration, security and defence. However, as the European Union is coming out of the financial crisis and … Continue reading

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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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Britain underlines support for education as “the best route out of poverty”

DFID, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, has released its new education strategy for 2010-2015, which is closely aligned with the Education for All goals: “In the last decade the number of children out of school has dropped from … Continue reading

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“Girls’ education may be the single most cost-effective kind of aid work”

What’s the best way to help women around the world? To mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, the New York Times columnist Nick Kristof outlines his “Three Proven Steps to Advance the World’s Women,” and top of the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World Education Blog

This blog is hosted by the team working on the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, an independent report published by UNESCO that tracks the world’s progress towards the six education goals to which over 160 countries committed themselves in … Continue reading

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