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Global Fund for Education

Keeping Our Promises

Gordon Brown | Posted 11.19.2011 | World
Gordon Brown

At the turn of the millennium, the world came together to promise that by 2015, every child would complete a full course of primary schooling. Progress is stalling.

Congress Leads on Global Education: Will Obama Follow?

Joanne Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joanne Carter

While the administration has failed to deliver on President Barack Obama's pledge to create a new Global Fund for Education, Congress is increasingly showing support for the idea.

Whenever, Wherever, Shakira Wants Global Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Many know Shakira for her Latin-inspired pop songs and hip gyrations. But the singer was subdued and earnest in a recent op-ed in the Economist, where...

G8 in Italy Should Launch Global Fund for Education

Desmond Bermingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Desmond Bermingham

Despite repeated pledges to help, donors and international funding agencies are not doing enough to help. National economies recover but kids will have lost the opportunity of a lifetime.