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Transforming the Financing of Education

Faced with an education timebomb, Presidents and Prime Ministers will gather in New York for an unprecedented Transforming Education Summit in September. Never before have Heads of State been convened

Make education an urgent global priority!

On 19th September 2022, for the first time ever, global leaders are gathering in New York for a summit focused only on education. The UN’s Transforming Education Summit is a recognition both of the


Why Decolonising the Financing of Education is Key to Solving the Education Crisis

This week over 10 million people will mobilise to call for the decolonisation of education financing.


Multi-country research on private education in compliance with the right to education

How are private schools impacting the realisation of children and young people’s human rights? And particularly their right to education?

Financing education

This page outlines the way that ActionAid works to finance education around the world.


G7: Pledges to education fund welcome, but must be matched with action on debt, tax and austerity

As the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledges £430 million to improve education in the world’s poorest countries, ActionAid International welcomes new funding for the Global Partnership for Education

Private education and compliance with the Abidjan Principles

This ActionAid publication looks at private education and compliance with the Abidjan Principles. The report focuses on Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Nigeria.

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The impact of privatisation on the fulfilment of the Right to Education in 7 African countries

The governments of Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda must provide free public education of the highest attainable quality using the maximum of available resources.

How to achieve quality education for all and Leave No One Behind

We aim to show how progressive domestic resource mobilisation - collecting enough tax money and spending it right - is a sustainable way to finance free, quality public education for all, leaving no


Education Action 21

This edition of Education Action addresses some of the key challenges confronted by the international education sector in the run-up to the publication of the mid-term review of the Education For All