Education in Emergencies

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 ...

$21 Million Needed to Continue Refugee Education in Greece
April 27, 2020

$21 Million Needed to Continue Refugee Education in Greece

While the world has turned its attention to the COVID-19 pandemic, refugee children on the Greek Islands fear being forgotten and deprived of any lear...

HP Partners with Comp-U-Dopt to Provide Equipment to Students During COVID-19
April 22, 2020

HP Partners with Comp-U-Dopt to Provide Equipment to Students During COVID-19

HP Inc. announced that it is partnering with the Global Business Coalition for Education and Comp-U-Dopt to provide equipment to students affected by ...

REACTing Smarter
September 19, 2019

REACTing Smarter

This month, the Global Business Coalition for Education launched a new, faster, and more intelligent version of the Rapid Education Action platform. A...

The Journey to the American Dream Swept Away By the Currents of the River
June 27, 2019

The Journey to the American Dream Swept Away By the Currents of the River

Nothing can capture the essence of a complicated issue more than a photo. That is why in 2015, Europe came to understand the brutal struggle of Syria...

Here’s How Companies Tangibly Support Refugee Education
June 20, 2019

Here’s How Companies Tangibly Support Refugee Education

Half of all 70.8 million forcibly displaced people in the world are children under the age of 18, according to a new report released yesterday from th...

The EU Honors Commitment to Spend 10% of Budget on Education in Emergencies
May 20, 2019

The EU Honors Commitment to Spend 10% of Budget on Education in Emergencies

In a major development for children caught in crisis, the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, anno...

“Education is a Right, Not a Privilege” for Millions of Girls and Women
March 14, 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
February 25, 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
January 14, 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...