Girls today are getting more education than ever before. But many girls are still being left behind. How can societies ensure they go the last mile when it comes to guaranteeing all girls have access to primary school, or the last hundred miles when it comes to quality education and access to second...
Despite global and regional commitments to ensure that all children have access to education, refugee children are being left behind. Refugee enrollment in secondary school lags behind host community children in nearly all major host countries, with gaps often more severe for girls.
Calls have been made for the international community to protect and support education for Afghan children at home and abroad. Last week Gordon Brown urged the G7 to continue funding education for girls in Afghanistan, as long as the Taliban government allows girls to attend school. We agree, but wit...
The economic consequences of COVID-19 are likely to squeeze household budgets even further and reduce families’ capacity to fund their children’s education, or, in some instances, force them to make other difficult sacrifices (including cutting back on food or other necessities) to afford education.
With developing countries in an economic crunch, education policymakers may be facing cuts to their budgets. In part two of our series on education finance we’re examining the biggest-ticket item in most education budgets: teacher salaries.
Alongside our tracker of education policy responses by national governments, we’ve started to track what international development partners are doing in education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools may be closed, but the costs of running education systems continue and may even increase
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