World Youth Skills Day: Focusing on the Workforce of the Future
July 14, 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...

GBC-Education Welcomes Newest Member, Voith!
July 13, 2017

GBC-Education Welcomes Newest Member, Voith!

The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) is pleased to welcome Voith as the newest member of our Coalition! Founded in 1867, Voith ...

Oando Foundation and Theirworld Equipping Girls with ICT Skills for a Brighter Future
October 17, 2016

Oando Foundation and Theirworld Equipping Girls with ICT Skills for a Brighter Future

Ahead of Africa Code Week 2016, Oando Foundation is stretching its commitment to information communication technology education through a strategic pa...

Youngest Children Left Behind in Crises, but Business can Intervene
September 27, 2016

Youngest Children Left Behind in Crises, but Business can Intervene

More than 60 per cent of active 2016 humanitarian response plans, flash appeals and refugee response plans do not include comprehensive ECD services. ...

How Business Can Help Solve the Lake Chad Basin Crisis
September 1, 2016

How Business Can Help Solve the Lake Chad Basin Crisis

The violent insurgency of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria has led to the destruction of over 1,500 schools and left 600,000 children without access to ...

SNAPSHOT  REVEALS HUGE INEQUALITIES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA
August 24, 2016

SNAPSHOT REVEALS HUGE INEQUALITIES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

A new snapshot released by Theirworld reveals that millions of children in East and Southern Africa are missing out on vital components of healthy ear...

Report Release: No Lost Generation — Holding on to the Promise of Education for All Syrian Refugees
August 2, 2016

Report Release: No Lost Generation — Holding on to the Promise of Education for All Syrian Refugees

A report released August 3rd, commissioned by Theirworld and the Global Business Coalition for Education and written by Kevin Watkins, Executive Direc...

Scorecard Finds Significant Funding Gap for Pre-primary Aid
June 21, 2016

Scorecard Finds Significant Funding Gap for Pre-primary Aid

A new scorecard from Theirworld reveals that pre-primary education is underfunded and under-resourced in many countries. In 2014, only 0.34 percent of...

In Istanbul, Education Kickstarts Summit Agenda with GBC-Education Event
May 23, 2016

In Istanbul, Education Kickstarts Summit Agenda with GBC-Education Event

During the Coalition’s event at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, GBC-Education convened 150 high-level leaders from business, governme...

Tom Fletcher Witnesses Education Transforming Syrian Refugee Children’s Lives
May 18, 2016

Tom Fletcher Witnesses Education Transforming Syrian Refugee Children’s Lives

Tom Fletcher, GBC-Education’s Director of Global Strategy, recently traveled to Lebanon and Jordan where he met with educators and students at d...