Education in Emergencies

“Education is a Right, Not a Privilege” for Millions of Girls and Women
14 Mar 2019

“Education is a Right, Not a Privilege” for Millions of Girls and Women

Last week, the Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education’s) Head of Youth Engagement and Skills, Jamira Burley, co-hosted Theirworld’...

4 Things to Know About the IKEA Foundation Refugee Impact Bond
25 Feb 2019

4 Things to Know About the IKEA Foundation Refugee Impact Bond

During this year’s World Economic Forum meetings in Davos, Switzerland, the IKEA Foundation backed the development of an impact bond that would supp...

REACT in Action: Broadband for Refugees in Uganda
14 Jan 2019

REACT in Action: Broadband for Refugees in Uganda

On January 8, Avanti Communications commenced delivery of free broadband connectivity to Social Innovation Academy (SINA). The partnership between the...

Safe Schools: How Business Can Help
06 Dec 2018

Safe Schools: How Business Can Help

Theirworld has released a major report outlining the instability and violence that children – especially girls – face as they seek to receive a qu...

Making Education A Priority For Children And Youth Impacted By Conflict
17 Aug 2018

Making Education A Priority For Children And Youth Impacted By Conflict

World Humanitarian Day takes place every year on August 19 to show support for aid workers and civilians who face the threat of daily violence in con...

Transformative Education For Refugee Children: 5 Important Takeaways
21 Jun 2018

Transformative Education For Refugee Children: 5 Important Takeaways

On World Refugee Day, representatives from the Global Business Coalition for Education attended an event focused on education in emergencies titled, ...

REACT Platform Launched to Mobilize Corporate Support for Education in Emergencies
19 Apr 2018

REACT Platform Launched to Mobilize Corporate Support for Education in Emergencies

Photo © Mohamad Al-Arief / World Bank Please find below our press release for the launch of the REACT platform: Rapid Education Action platform launc...

Education in Emergencies: Empowering Girls and Women Caught in Conflict
08 Mar 2018

Education in Emergencies: Empowering Girls and Women Caught in Conflict

Photo courtesy of Kirsten/flickr. When conflict hits a community, girls and young women are the most exposed to sexual exploitation, violence, and for...

GBC-Education makes multi-million dollar tech pledge for poorest children at global education conference
02 Feb 2018

GBC-Education makes multi-million dollar tech pledge for poorest children at global education conference

Photo credits: EU/ECHO/Jonathan Hyams Global business leaders have joined forces to provide access to cut-price technology that will improve school sy...