GBC-Education Response to COVID-19

GBC-Education Response to COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic – in which more than 1.5 billion children are out of school – the Global Business Coalition for Education is lev...


Youth Speak Out for Education Investment

This exclusive GBC-Education blog series, In Their Own Words: Youth Speak Out for Education Investment, highlights the unique relationship between private sector investments in education and youth, the very population that they’re seeking to impact. In the series, A World at School Global Youth Ambassadors scattered across the globe talk about the work they’re doing with businesses to help improve education in their communities. Follow this series to learn about the different ways businesses can engage youth to better their contribution to education.
The Global Youth Ambassadors (GYA) program was launched by the UN Special Envoy for Global Education, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown, on 10 April, 2014. A World at School Global Youth Ambassadors are young leaders with the interest, passion and dedication to be part of the global education solution

GBC-Education Members Speak Up For Girls’ Education

The following series is produced by leaders within the Global Business Coalition for Education calling on increased access to education for girls and women. On International Day of the Girl Child, GBC-Education released “The Journey of a Girl: Opportunities for Business Investment in Girls’ Education,” a working paper mapping the barriers to education experienced by many of the most marginalized girls around the world.

Investing in Education in Emergencies

A Project Syndicate Series for the Oslo Summit on Education For Development.
On July 6-7, 2015, heads of government, education ministers, and international organizations convened to discuss solutions for the world’s 59 million out-of-school children. Building on the outcomes of the World Education Forum in Korea, the Oslo Summit on Education for Development marked the second-to-last high-level meeting on education before the General Assembly of the United Nations in September in which the official Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was adopted. It also marked the first time that world leaders officially prioritized education in emergencies by agreeing on a financing mechanism for education in emergencies. They also established an International Commission on the Financing of Global Education Opportunities to link economic growth to global education development. Learn more by reading key leaders’ op-eds below

Lessons for Oslo

Lessons for Oslo

As the world prepares to agree to the Sustainable Development Goals that will guide development efforts for the next ...