Education Equity

Enhance opportunities for disadvantaged young people to access, participate in and achieve a quality education.


250Mchildren are still not in primary school

90%of 10-year-olds in low income countries can not read

Our approach


Enabling every young person around the world to access quality education

by utilizing evidence to: drive more informed decision-making; support innovation to disrupt current trends; empower education thought leaders to influence public policy; and enhance opportunities for the education sector to measure impact.

Partners and projects

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Building a global evidence ecosystem for teaching

Equipping teachers with the knowledge they need to enhance and accelerate learning outcomes for the most disadvantaged children and young people.

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Leadership and global learning for community impact

Creating locally rooted, globally informed leaders who work in partnership with their communities to ensure all children can fulfil their potential.

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Second Chance Education and Vocational Learning Program

Providing marginalized women access to quality learning, entrepreneurship and employment outcomes through second chance education and vocational learning.

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Millions Learning: Scaling quality education innovations and initiatives for all children and youth

This project brings researchers and practitioners together to generate evidence, provide practical recommendations, and build stronger links around scaling processes in global education.

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Business Investment for Education Impact (BIEI)

Developing new tools and resources to increase the impact of businesses’ investment in education and encouraging more companies to make education a sustainability priority.

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Program news

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The fast (and frightening) facts: Effects of COVID on education

There’s no doubt school closures as a result of COVID had a huge impact on learning opportunities for children and disproportionately affected the poorest and most vulnerable. It’s a crisis that must be prioritized.

22 days ago

Education Equity

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5475 days, 500 members. A celebration of Teach for All’s 15 years of extraordinary work.

Earlier this month, more than 500 members of Teach For All’s global community joined in a virtual celebration of the network’s 15th anniversary that was equal parts inspiring, profound, and joyful.

33 days ago

Education Equity

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“You shouldn’t play with cars because you are a girl.”

“You shouldn’t play with cars because you are a girl. You must play with your dolls. They are preparing us to be mothers rather than to find jobs!”

71 days ago

Education Equity

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Menstrual hygiene program designed to increase girls school attendance

According to UNESCO, in sub-Saharan Africa, one in ten girls do not attend school during their menstrual period – which according to some estimates, equals 20 per cent of school time lost in a year.

105 days ago

Education Equity

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