Education for All Blog
July 26, 2017
Common metrics are being developed to monitor learning. It is crucial if we are to obtain a comprehensive and comparable picture of how well children are learning what they need to learn – the ‘quality’ part of the SDG 4 equation.
July 25, 2017
GPE Global Ambassador Rihanna called world leaders including Macri, Macron, and Trudeau on Twitter to prioritize education financing and GPE’s replenishment. With her tweets trending and the coordinated action of hundreds of civil society organizations across the globe, education is in the spotlight.
July 21, 2017
For the first time, the G20’s Leaders’ Declaration included concrete recommendations to support education for all. This was in part thanks to international education champions, former world leaders, passionate youth advocates, and celebrities who for the past year, made the case about the importance of investing in education.
July 18, 2017| 2 Comments
In 2006, the African Union (AU) committed to monitoring education management information systems (EMIS) under the Plan of Action for the Second Decade of Education in Africa. As the second priority area, EMIS were recognized as a cross cutting and enabling factor in the achievement of the goals of the Second Decade.
Regions & Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa
July 17, 2017
Artlight Global’s journey began at a Southeast-Asian Fulbright Conference in Jaipur, India, in early 2016, where the three authors found they shared common interests in using art integration as a mechanism for deeper understanding and learning of mathematics concepts. Upon returning to the United States, they developed ArtLight Global, an organization dedicated to providing arts-integrated workshops in mathematics to students who would benefit most.
July 13, 2017| 3 Comments
With over 2,000 children at the school, only a tiny minority learn sign language. The rest of the school’s hearing children don’t have the opportunity. This means that even with crucial language skills, the deaf children at Baba Dogo can be cut off and isolated from wider society.