Global Business Coalition for Education

How Business Can Support the Global Partnership for Education’s Replenishment Efforts

“The business community has a unique and complementary role in solving education challenges,” Alice Albright – CEO of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) – stated during the Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education’s) quarterly webinar last Wednesday. With GPE working to deliver education to children in the poorest countries, the private sector has the opportunity to contribute through its talents, resources, and capabilities.

The Safe Schools Declaration: Protecting Educational institutions During Conflict

The Education Under Fire event hosted by the Institute of International Education on Thursday 12, October focused on the importance of The Safe Schools Declaration and why and how governments support it. The Declaration – opened for endorsement on May 29, 2015, in Norway and led by the Norwegian and Argentinian governments – describes the range of challenges facing educational institutions during a conflict and makes comprehensive recommendations to protect education during crisis.

Pearson and Save the Children Launch New Project to Support Education in Emergencies

Pearson and Save the Children have extended their ‘Every Child Learning’ partnership to launch a new pilot education project in Jordan, in partnership with the Jordanian Ministry of Education. It will help Syrian refugees and children living in host communities improve their academic results and build resilience, and help make their schools safer. The project consists of a fun and engaging maths learning app, “Space Hero” (Batl Al Fada’a), developed by Pearson, in collaboration with refugee and Jordanian children using learner-centred design approaches.