World Teachers’ Day 2016 Reveals Increased Need for Business Engagement in Education
October 5, 2016

World Teachers’ Day 2016 Reveals Increased Need for Business Engagement in Education

Today marks World Teachers’ Day, established to celebrate the teaching profession and honor those who dedicate their career to educating and shaping...

UNGA ‘16: GBC-Education’s Events
September 30, 2016

UNGA ‘16: GBC-Education’s Events

The 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly featured several key moments for education, such as the launch of the Education CommissionR...

GBC-Education’s Annual Breakfast: Innovative Responses to Education in Emergencies
September 23, 2016

GBC-Education’s Annual Breakfast: Innovative Responses to Education in Emergencies

Wednesday morning, GBC-Education hosted its annual, high-level breakfast, Business Leads in Education: Driving Innovation and Partnership, during the ...

Universal Children’s Day: Listening to the Children’s Story
November 20, 2015

Universal Children’s Day: Listening to the Children’s Story

There are 65 million children between 3 and 15 who are affected by crises globally. Despite the largest refugee crisis since WWII and the decline in f...

Safe Schools Work to Expand to Latin America and the Caribbean
September 28, 2015

Safe Schools Work to Expand to Latin America and the Caribbean

The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) is thrilled to announce an expansion of the Safe Schools work, already reaching millions o...

Two GBC-Education Founding Members Named Commissioners for the Global Commission on Financing Education
September 22, 2015

Two GBC-Education Founding Members Named Commissioners for the Global Commission on Financing Education

On Sept. 22, 2015, the commissioners who will oversee the Global Commission on Financing Education’s research on economic trends associated with inc...

The 59 Million Children the MDGS Did Not Reach
September 4, 2015

The 59 Million Children the MDGS Did Not Reach

GBC-Education Executive Chair Sarah Brown calls on all education stakeholders to come together for the adoption of the SDGs, stating that the global e...

One Down, 999 to Go.
August 14, 2015

One Down, 999 to Go.

After a UN youth event in early August, Zeeshan Usmani announced that his safe schools software PredictifyMe would be piloted among 1,000 schools in P...

World Leaders to Hike Education Funding in Time for New School Year
July 9, 2015

World Leaders to Hike Education Funding in Time for New School Year

After two days of the second-to-last high-level education meeting before the SDGs will be officially adopted this September, world leaders decided on ...

New Commission to Transform Education Financing — Oslo Summit
July 8, 2015

New Commission to Transform Education Financing — Oslo Summit

On the second and final day of the Oslo Summit for Education and Development, heads of government met to discuss a Global Commission on Financing Educ...