Posts by: GBC Education

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 worldâ...

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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...

Small Businesses Can Be The Bridge Between Education And Employment
June 28, 2021

Small Businesses Can Be The Bridge Between Education And Employment

After decades of leading successful tech enterprises, Texas-based businessman Ken Barth has returned to school — but this time, he’s not there...

Investing in Education Abroad to Fight child labor: a discussion with the Chocolonely Foundation
June 5, 2021

Investing in Education Abroad to Fight child labor: a discussion with the Chocolonely Foundation

During our conversation on the role small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can play in supporting education, we asked Belinda Borck, Impact Editor at the...

The Key series: Why education is crucial in tackling the climate crisis
May 10, 2021

The Key series: Why education is crucial in tackling the climate crisis

Recently “The Key series” looked at the role education can play in protecting and nurturing the environment. Getting children back to school is cr...

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Education and Economic Recovery: Key Series Conversation with Deloitte
March 26, 2021

Education and Economic Recovery: Key Series Conversation with Deloitte

Education is the key to unlocking big change. But from government budgets to business boardrooms, social impact teams or foundations, education is als...

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Small Businesses Supporting Local School Districts: Focus On HarozTec In Dallas, Texas
March 22, 2021

Small Businesses Supporting Local School Districts: Focus On HarozTec In Dallas, Texas

The Global Business Coalition for Education recently published a new study highlighting the role small businesses are playing in supporting education...