Posts by: GBC Education

Impact in Education in 2022: Lessons from our Partners
January 5, 2022

Impact in Education in 2022: Lessons from our Partners

As we start a new year and think about how businesses can do even better to support public education, let’s take a look at the insight and knowledge...

Reducing the digital skills gap in East Africa: the example of Avanti Communications
December 16, 2021

Reducing the digital skills gap in East Africa: the example of Avanti Communications

Tom Whitehill, Head of International Development Projects and Siobhan Lynch, Group Strategy Manager for Avanti Communications talk about iMlango, the ...

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Global Businesses Commit to Supporting Education ahead of Dubai RewirEd summit
December 8, 2021

Global Businesses Commit to Supporting Education ahead of Dubai RewirEd summit

New York/ Dubai: December 9 2021: The Global Business Coalition for Education, the leading organization for corporate responsibility in education, ann...

GBC Education Launches National Challenge to Spark Big Ideas for Youth Employment
November 15, 2021

GBC Education Launches National Challenge to Spark Big Ideas for Youth Employment

https://skillsfriendlycities.org Dell Technologies, Deloitte Support GBC-Education’s efforts for The Big Ideas, Bright Cities Initiative to Help US ...

Digital Inclusion: A challenge greater than any one company
October 12, 2021

Digital Inclusion: A challenge greater than any one company

Photo Credit: @robowunderkind During Digital Inclusion Week, Justin van Fleet, GBC-Education Executive Director, joined a panel discussion organized b...

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GBC-Education welcomes Jakaya Kikwete as the new Chair of the Global Partnership for Education board
September 17, 2021

GBC-Education welcomes Jakaya Kikwete as the new Chair of the Global Partnership for Education board

This week, the former President of Tanzania took over as leader of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), which has helped millions of the world...

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Supporting young entrepreneur refugees in Uganda
September 14, 2021

Supporting young entrepreneur refugees in Uganda

In the shade of a mango tree many kilometers away from the nearest electricity line sits Emmanuel Lomoro on his laptop, where an almost robotic voice ...

Learning Early Childhood Skills Through Play: an Interview with the LEGO Foundation
July 28, 2021

Learning Early Childhood Skills Through Play: an Interview with the LEGO Foundation

Since 1986 the Lego Foundation- the philanthropic arm of the Lego Group- has become a central player in promoting early childhood education and learni...

“Build Back Better has to center youth skills at the local level”
July 12, 2021

“Build Back Better has to center youth skills at the local level”

As the Covid-19 pandemic has increased society’s inequalities, it has also accelerated the transition to the fourth industrial revolution while rais...

A Pathway to Employment for Young People in India: an Interview with Tata Strive
July 9, 2021

A Pathway to Employment for Young People in India: an Interview with Tata Strive

In October 2019, the Global Business Coalition for Education, and UNICEF South Asia organized the South Asia Youth Skills and Solution Forum. Almost t...