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...

World Youth Skills Day 2016: Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment
July 15, 2016

World Youth Skills Day 2016: Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment

Established as a UN designated day in 2014, World Youth Skills Day recognizes and brings awareness of the importance of training, technical and vocati...

263 Million Children and Youth are Out of School: How Business Can Help
July 15, 2016

263 Million Children and Youth are Out of School: How Business Can Help

UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has released figures indicating that the number of children and adolescents out of school is growing, now totali...

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...

During UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, Intel Launches New Education Platform
March 14, 2016

During UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, Intel Launches New Education Platform

During UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, Intel announced the launch of a new tool they are pioneering with UNESCO to support education policymaking. GBC-Ed...

WEF 2016: GBC-Education Members Speak Out
January 28, 2016

WEF 2016: GBC-Education Members Speak Out

From January 20 – 23, heads of state gathered alongside celebrities and thought leaders from civil society, the public sector, and the private secto...

The Power of the Adolescent Girl: The world’s most-wasted resource
October 12, 2015

The Power of the Adolescent Girl: The world’s most-wasted resource

The following op-ed is part of a series produced by leaders within the Global Business Coalition for Education calling on increased access to educatio...

GBC-Education Welcomes New Member, Sumitomo Chemical!
September 16, 2015

GBC-Education Welcomes New Member, Sumitomo Chemical!

GBC-Education’s newest member, Sumitomo Chemical, is a Japanese-based multinational corporation that uses portions of their WHO-recognized, inse...

No More Books Collecting Dust: Julia Firestone, Global Education Platform
September 8, 2015

No More Books Collecting Dust: Julia Firestone, Global Education Platform

Today marks International Literacy Day. According to UNESCO, there are “757 million adults who still cannot read or write a simple sentence.” In ...

Leaders Commemorate First World Youth Skills Day
July 16, 2015

Leaders Commemorate First World Youth Skills Day

July 15 marked the first annual UN World Youth Skills Day as high-level speakers and youth activists gathered at the UN headquarters in New York City ...