Blog: Education

Let’s ensure everyone has The Right Climate to Learn!

24 January 2020

Today marks the International Day of Education, 2020 on the theme of 'Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace'. This is a guest blog from...

December grassroots conference call 2019 - Champions for Development

6 December 2019

In the last network-wide conference call of the year, we took some time to reflect on what a year it's been! We've been part of successful campaigns for the replenishement of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, Education Cannot Wait and the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and the UK's contributions are something to celebrate. Looking ahead to 2020, we'll be continuing our work on global health, nutrition and education and trying to build relationships across all the main...

School students from Malawi join the campaign to Unlock Education for Everyone!

6 November 2019

Each year, Send My Friend to School partners with the Steve Sinnott Foundation and the National Education Union for its annual ‘Young Ambassadors Project’. Send My Friend , which is hosted by RESULTS UK, is a UK civil society coalition of international development NGOs, teachers’ unions and charities. It brings together young people, politicians, teachers, civil...

August grassroots conference call

7 August 2019

A recording of the August grassroots conference call is available to listen to here .

We were joined by guest speaker Emma Wagner, Education in Emergencies Policy & Advocacy Adviser at Save the Children who spoke eloquently about the importance of children receivfing an education in emergency situations such as conflicts and natural disasters. Save the Children and RESULTS are both...

Unlock Education for Everyone

15 February 2019

The 2019 Send My Friend to School campaign to Unlock Education for Everyone has launched this week!

The Send My Friend to School campaign, of which RESULTS is a part, is a coalition of over 20 organisations and teaching unions, working to ensure every child gets a quality education. This year, we will be joining Send My Friend to call on the UK government to Unlock Education...

The International Development Committee explained

30 August 2018

We often hear of Westminster as a bubble. I once heard a columnist describe it as a fishbowl, a much more accurate description: transparent, but, looking inwards, you find the view to be obscured. Navigating this world can be tricky, and changing things is trickier still. However, there are a multitude of different instruments that civil society advocates, activists and campaigners can use to change and influence policy. One of the key ways that RESULTS UK attempts to do this is through...

June conference call

13 June 2018

A recording of the June grassroots conference call is now available. This month, we were joined by John McLaverty, Education and Youth Advisor at Oxfam GB. He's an experienced campaigner of many years' standing, who chairs the Campaigns Working Group of the Send My Friend To School campaign, a coalition of NGOs and education unions which is hosted here at...

Introducing the 2018 Send My Friend to School Campaign Champions

6 April 2018

Last week, I joined 24 young people and 12 teachers in Doncaster for the Send My Friend to School 2018 Campaign Champions training weekend, alongside 3 other members of staff from the Send My Friend coalition. This year, the Send My Friend to School campaign, which RESULTS is a part of, is calling on the UK government to make schools safe by signing the...

Make Schools Safe

7 February 2018

The 2018 Send My Friend To School campaign to Make Schools Safe launches today!

The Send My Friend to School campaign, which RESULTS is a part of, is a coalition of over 20 organisations and teaching unions, working to ensure every child gets a quality education. This year, we will be joining Send My Friend to call on the UK Government to tackle many of the safety issues that children face in schools around the world by signing and...

A year of action for global education

1 February 2018

The last year has been a lively year in British politics. Parliament triggered Article 50, the country voted (again) in a dramatic general election and, to top it off, the Cabinet had a row over chlorinated chicken. But throughout it all, campaigners across the country have been fighting to make sure that global education remains firmly on the political agenda.

The long-awaited Global Partnership for Education (GPE) replenishment takes place tomorrow in Dakar, Senegal. As world...

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