Posts by: GBC Education

Partnerships are indispensable to making a real change in education: an Interview with Joyce Malombe
January 18, 2021

Partnerships are indispensable to making a real change in education: an Interview with Joyce Malombe

We talk to Joyce Malombe, the newest addition to the Global Business Coalition for Education Executive Board, who brings a wealth of experience of hel...

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From Rescue to Recovery: Education’s Priorities for 2021
January 6, 2021

From Rescue to Recovery: Education’s Priorities for 2021

By Justin van Fleet President, Theirworld and Executive Director, Global Business Coalition for Education The new year offers the chance to build on t...

Needed: Devices & Internet for Refugees with Autism in Jordan & Turkey
December 11, 2020

Needed: Devices & Internet for Refugees with Autism in Jordan & Turkey

The impact of Covid-19 on young people’s education has been severe. Around the world, children from underprivileged families or with developmental d...

Unlock Big Change at UNGA 2020: The Role of Businesses in Education
September 28, 2020

Unlock Big Change at UNGA 2020: The Role of Businesses in Education

Today’s young people face tremendous challenges, such as lack of internet connection to attend online classes during COVID-19 or reduced job prospec...

Inclusion in Education
June 23, 2020

Inclusion in Education

In my career working on promoting the voices of children with disabilities, I have specifically focused on their inclusion in education.  This year...

5 Ways Companies Can Support Education During COVID-19
May 18, 2020

5 Ways Companies Can Support Education During COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 has presented a sobering lesson in education, highlighting the extent to which unequal access to technology and the internet ...

Committing to Youth Skills Development in South Asia
November 7, 2019

Committing to Youth Skills Development in South Asia

South Asia is home to the largest number of youth in the world with almost half of its population of 1.8 billion below the age of 24. The future of wo...

Preparing the Next Generation: UNGA 2019
October 2, 2019

Preparing the Next Generation: UNGA 2019

Estimates indicate that by 2030, there will be 1.5 billion school-age children in low- and middle-income countries. The new 2030 Skills Scorecard from...

Business Community Welcomes Global Education Announcements at UN General Assembly
September 27, 2019

Business Community Welcomes Global Education Announcements at UN General Assembly

At the United Nations General Assembly this week in New York, the business community welcomed major announcements advancing education for millions of ...

The 2030 Skills Scorecard
September 25, 2019

The 2030 Skills Scorecard

Estimates indicate that by 2030, there will be 1.5 billion school-age children in low- and middle-income countries. If current trends continue, well&#...

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