Education in Emergencies

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...

Safe Schools: How Business Can Help
December 6, 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
August 17, 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
June 21, 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
April 19, 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
March 8, 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
February 2, 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...