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financing SDGs

  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 January 2021

    No society can recover unless it lives up to the promise of education for all

    In a statement released today, the International Day of Education, Education International’s General Secretary David Edwards calls for urgent and decisive action to address all the inequities COVID-19 revealed and exacerbated and to ensure the right to free quality public education for all.

    No society can recover unless it lives up to the promise of education for all
  2. Climate action and literacy 11 April 2019

    It’s time for the IFIs to do some spring cleaning

    As the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund enter into this year’s Spring Meetings, Education International has released a statement that calls for these international financial institutions to evaluate the efficacy of their work and to take new approaches, ensuring that that their policy and lending aligns fully with...

    It’s time for the IFIs to do some spring cleaning
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 January 2019

    International Day of Education: educators matter!

    Education International and education unions worldwide celebrate the first ever International Day of Education, calling on governments to make quality public education for all a reality.

    International Day of Education: educators matter!
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 20 September 2018

    “Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East: is it a game changer?”, by Keith M Lewin

    Keith Lewin

    As plans for the establishment of the Education Outcomes Fund develop, Keith Lewin reviews the fund’s design and, highlighting various critical issues, questions the central claim that it will be a gamechanger for education outcomes.

    “Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East: is it a game changer?”, by Keith M Lewin
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 18 September 2018

    Uganda: 22,000 teachers to be recruited for quality education

    The Uganda National Teachers’ Union calls on the Government to urgently finance the recruitment of 22,000 primary school teachers and provide them with decent working and living conditions. It is the only way to provide quality education for all.

    Uganda: 22,000 teachers to be recruited for quality education
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 July 2018

    The quest for public funding for education and SDG 4, by Antonia Wulff

    Antonia Wulff

    For about 12 hours there was a target on education financing in what was about to become Agenda 2030. It was proposed in the very last round of negotiations of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals and it did not take long before it was shot down; member...

    The quest for public funding for education and SDG 4, by Antonia Wulff
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 February 2018

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #16: Early Childhood Education, Poverty and Privatization: Why is ECE so important and underfunded in World Bank policy? By Carol Anne Spreen

    Carol Anne Spreen

    Learning does not begin when a child enters school. It is widely known that from birth to age five the brain develops more rapidly than at any other stage of life, and it is also most sensitive to influences from the external environment (such as cognitive stimulation, language development, care,...

    #WDR2018 Reality Check #16: Early Childhood Education, Poverty and Privatization: Why is ECE so important and underfunded in World Bank policy? By Carol Anne Spreen
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 19 January 2018

    Education financing crisis sorely missed in World Bank’s Report

    Education International has made the voice of the world’s educators heard loud and clear at the Belgian launch of the World Bank’s World Development Report.

    Education financing crisis sorely missed in World Bank’s Report