GLOBAL CAMPAIGN FOR EDUCATION (GCE)
The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) is a civil society movement that promotes and defends education as a basic human right. They campaign and advocate at the international, regional and national level to put pressure on governments and the international community to deliver the right of everyone to a free, quality, public education. GCE is driven by the conviction that education is a universal human right, that quality education for all is achievable. IFGE is the Irish affiliate of GCE.
UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION (UNESCO)
UNESCO is the only United Nations agency with a mandate to cover all aspects of education. It has been entrusted to lead the Global Education 2030 Agenda through Sustainable Development Goal 4. UNESCO provides global and regional leadership in education, strengthens education systems worldwide and responds to contemporary global challenges through education with gender equality as an underlying principle. The Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM Report) is annual publication that provides evidence and analysis towards these goals.
GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATION (GPE)
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is the largest global fund solely dedicated to transforming education in lower-income countries, and a unique, multi-stakeholder partnership. They work to deliver quality education so that every girl and boy can have hope, opportunity and agency.
EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL (EI)
Education International is the Global Union Federation that brings together organisations of teachers and other education employees from across the world. Through their 383 member organisations, they represent more than 32 million teachers and education support personnel in 178 countries and territories.
EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT (ECW)
Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is the United Nations global, billion-dollar fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises. They support and protect holistic learning outcomes for refugee, internally displaced and other crisis-affected girls and boys, so no one is left behind. ECW is administered under UNICEF’s financial, human resources, and administrative rules and regulations; operations are run by the Fund’s own independent governance structure.
THE OUT OF SCHOOL CHILDREN INITIATIVE (OOSCI)
In 2018, 258.4 million children, adolescents and youth were out of school, a figure that represents one-sixth of the global population of this age group. The Out-of-School Children Initiative (OOSCI) was launched in 2010 by UNICEF and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics to reach these children. The goal of the initiative is to significantly and sustainably reduce the number of children who are out of school around the world by:
- Developing comprehensive profiles of excluded children using consistent and innovative statistical methods.
- Linking these profiles to the barriers that lead to exclusion.
- Identifying, promoting and implementing sound policies that address exclusion.
RIGHT TO EDUCATION INITIATIVE (RTE)
The Right to Education Initiative (RTE) is an international human rights organisation focusing on the right to education. They promote education as a right, striving for a world where everyone, without discrimination of any kind can fully enjoy the right to education in all its dimensions.
INTER-AGENCY NETWORK ON EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES (INEE)
The Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is an open, global network of members working together within a humanitarian and development framework to ensure that all individuals have the right to a quality, safe, relevant, and equitable education. INEE’s work is founded on the fundamental right to education. Their mission is to ensure the right to a quality, safe, and relevant education for all who live in emergency and crisis contexts through prevention, preparedness and recovery.
GLOBAL COALITION TO PROTECT EDUCATION FROM ATTACK (GCPEA)
GCPEA is a unique inter-agency coalition formed in 2010 to address the problem of targeted attacks on education during armed conflict. Their mission is to protect education from attack through advocacy that leverages the strengths of their diverse membership.
INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARY NETWORK for EDUCATION (IPNEd)
The International Parliamentary Network for Education (IPNEd) works with individual parliamentarians and groups of parliamentarians at the national, regional and global levels. The network was established to mobilize the political will necessary to deliver SDG 4- Quality education for all
THE INTERNATIONAL TASK FORCE ON TEACHERS FOR EDUCATION 2030
The International Task Force on Teachers is a voluntary global alliance of over 90 governments and some 50 international and regional organisations (including UN organisations, civil society organisations, the teaching profession and foundations). The Teacher Task Force is hosted by UNESCO and works to promote teachers and teaching issues.
GLOBAL EDUCATION CLUSTER
The Global Education Cluster supports Country Clusters and Working Groups to work towards a predictable, holistic, equitable and well-coordinated response by providing direct and remote field support, developing guidance, building evidence, strengthening capacities and advocating for the continued prioritization of education to meet growing education needs of crisis-affected children and youth.