Youth Skills and Innovation Commission Discusses Challenges for Future Workforce
26 Sep 2017

Youth Skills and Innovation Commission Discusses Challenges for Future Workforce

After launching the Youth Skills and Innovation Initiative at last Wednesday’s breakfast event, the Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Edu...

Preparing Today’s Youth for the Workforce of Tomorrow: The Private Sector Response
20 Sep 2017

Preparing Today’s Youth for the Workforce of Tomorrow: The Private Sector Response

Today, leaders from the private sector, foundations, and the international community gathered in New York City at the Global Business Coalition for Ed...

Nigeria: Embracing literacy in a digital age
09 Sep 2017

Nigeria: Embracing literacy in a digital age

Over the past 51 years, the United Nations has designated the 8th of September as a day to celebrate literacy. The importance of this day cannot be un...

Rewriting Books to Rewrite Lives
08 Sep 2017

Rewriting Books to Rewrite Lives

For many parents and caregivers, one of the most precious times spent with children is story time. Yet, illiteracy robs 32 million adults in the US th...

On World Humanitarian Day, Refugees and Arabic Language Learners Connect Online
18 Aug 2017

On World Humanitarian Day, Refugees and Arabic Language Learners Connect Online

The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) has brought together business, civil society, and international organizations to deliver e...

Delivering Quality Education to Young People on International Youth Day
11 Aug 2017

Delivering Quality Education to Young People on International Youth Day

This Saturday is International Youth Day 2017, a global UN holiday celebrating young people around the world. The theme of this year’s global holida...

He Who Opens a school door, closes a prison
01 Aug 2017

He Who Opens a school door, closes a prison

We believe education will be one of the most influential drivers of economic growth and prosperity in our generation and for generations to come. In a...

Technology and Education as a Means of Eliminating Poverty
26 Jul 2017

Technology and Education as a Means of Eliminating Poverty

Education is critical toward addressing poverty. Last Wednesday marked the last day of the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable developmen...

It Takes a Village: Standard Chartered is Going Beyond for Girls’ Education
14 Jul 2017

It Takes a Village: Standard Chartered is Going Beyond for Girls’ Education

Tomorrow marks World Youth Skills Day and an important moment to reflect on how we are preparing the world’s young people – and especially young g...

World Youth Skills Day: Focusing on the Workforce of the Future
14 Jul 2017

World Youth Skills Day: Focusing on the Workforce of the Future

According to the Education Commission, half of the world’s jobs – around 2 billion – are expected to disappear by 2030. In some countries, up to...