Hope Rising: Oando Foundation Commemorates Day of the African Child
16 Jun 2017

Hope Rising: Oando Foundation Commemorates Day of the African Child

Today, the African continent commemorates the Day of the African Child under the theme “Accelerating protection, empowerment and equal opportunities...

Investments in Adolescent Girls Are Crucial, Businesses Have a Role in Fostering Their Growth
20 Oct 2016

Investments in Adolescent Girls Are Crucial, Businesses Have a Role in Fostering Their Growth

The UN Population Fund’s (UNFPA) report, State of World Population 2016, provides in-depth look at the support 10-year-old girls require from their ...

UNGA ‘16: GBC-Education’s Events
30 Sep 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...

How Business Can Help Create a Global Ecosystem for Learning and Innovation
30 Sep 2016

How Business Can Help Create a Global Ecosystem for Learning and Innovation

Wendy Kopp, Co-Founder and CEO of Teach For All and GBC-Education Advisory Board Member, writes about the injustice currently faced by millions of chi...

Pearson Aligns Sustainability Plan with the SDGs
13 Jul 2016

Pearson Aligns Sustainability Plan with the SDGs

GBC-Education founding member Pearson has released its 2015 Sustainability Report illustrating how it is addressing education inequality on a global s...

Inside the Maker Movement: A Q&A with Blair Blackwell, Chevron
17 Aug 2015

Inside the Maker Movement: A Q&A with Blair Blackwell, Chevron

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) jobs are the fastest-growing jobs in the world today. However, there is a massive pool of job...

Financing for Development: What’s the private sector’s role?
14 Jul 2015

Financing for Development: What’s the private sector’s role?

The last high-level conference relevant to education prior to the adoption of the SDGs is taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Financing for Dev...

New Commission to Transform Education Financing — Oslo Summit
08 Jul 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...

Nordic Leaders Urge Support for ECD Alongside Oslo Summit
02 Jul 2015

Nordic Leaders Urge Support for ECD Alongside Oslo Summit

As the second-to-last high-level education summit unfolds before the UN General Assembly takes place in September, world leaders and civil society are...

Lebanon Business Leaders Join Global Education Campaign
04 Jun 2015

Lebanon Business Leaders Join Global Education Campaign

Fifteen of Lebanon’s top corporations met in Beirut last May for a roundtable meeting hosted by GBC-Education. The meeting follows a deal reached in...