Blog: Education

Without education, who will bring peace?

12 February 2016

‘Without education, who will bring peace?’ This pertinent question posed by Mezon al-Melihan, a 17-year-old Syrian refugee, at last week’s Syria Donor Conference offers the clearest summary for the importance of education spending.

The Conference brought together world leaders to raise the money needed to help the millions of people affected by the conflict in Syria. Co-hosted by the UK, Germany, Kuwait, Norway and the UN, donors...

RESULTS UK leads parliamentary delegation to Kenya

2 October 2015

Last week RESULTS UK led a delegation of UK parliamentarians from the APPG (All Party Parliamentary Group) Global Education for All to look at education and disability in Kenya. Mark Williams MP (Chair of the APPG), Lord Colin Low (Vice-Chair of APPG), Chris Heaton-Harris MP (Vice-Chair of the APPG) and newly elected MP Mike Wood made up the very interested and engaged group. They spent time in the capital Nairobi and in Kisumu, which is next to Lake Victoria in the west of the country....

Landmark UN resolution urges States to monitor and regulate private education providers

3 July 2015

Yesterday. eight international civil society organisations welcomed a landmark resolution of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) urging States to regulate and monitor private education providers and recognising the potential “wide-ranging impact of the commercialization of education on the enjoyment of the right to education...

Working in partnership to beat undernutrition

30 June 2015

June has been an exciting month for nutrition! It has shown what can be achieved when partners come together to tackle a difficult but ultimately solvable problem like ending undernutrition. RESULTS UK and Global Health Advocates are part of the ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership . We work together to influence policy and mobilise resources to end undernutrition and...

Ahead of the World Education Forum, RESULTS Korea Calls for Leadership in Education

19 May 2015

Dan Jones, Head of Campaigns. Today, a major summit focused on deciding the Post-2015 Education For All agenda - the World Education Forum - begins in Incheon, South Korea. To mark the occasion with some great advocacy, RESULTS Korea has harnessed Children's Day — observed on May 5 in Korea — to publish its first-ever Korean language opinion piece, calling on its government to meet the international standard of committing 10 percent of development assistance to basic education...

Right to Education Index Consultation Now Open!

20 April 2015

By William C. Smith, RTEI Senior Associate. This blog post originally appeared on the RESULTS U.S. website here . [caption id="attachment_15699" align="aligncenter" width="650"] GPE/Natasha Graham/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0[/caption] Sixty million children remain...

Education for All Movement Launches 2015 Global Monitoring Report

9 April 2015

Matt Cooper, volunteer with RESULTS working on education issues, reports on the launch of a major new global report...

The 2015 Education for All Global Monitoring Report “Achievements and Challenges” was released today, and as its name suggests, it provides a complete overview of the progress made in education worldwide. By revisiting the goals created at the World Education Forum in April 2000, the GMR highlights the...

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