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Education Campaigns & Special Initiatives


Featured Initiatives

Global Campaign for Education
A global civil movement campaigning to ensure all men, women, and children are given the right to free quality public education

U.S. Campaign to Ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Child Rights advocates of the U.S. seek to push for the ratification of the CRC in the U.S.


Other Education Initiatives

Education First Initiative
An initiative launched by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon to put every child in school, improve the quality of learning, and foster global citizenship through the efforts of a broad spectrum of world leaders and education advocates

Education for All - Fast Track Initiative
Through the Global Partnership for Education, countries are provided with resources and support to achieve Education for All

United Nations Girls Education Initiative
A global partnership that focuses on closing the gender gap in primary and secondary education and to ensure access to free quality education

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) – Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
International standardized assessment administered to 15 year old children in school systems.

Also watch a short clip on understanding Programme International Student Assessment (PISA) here

Millennium Development Goals
A document agreed upon by all the world's countries, in efforts to decrease extreme poverty and increase access to quality health and education by a target date of 2015

Child Rights Information Network
Provides the latest and up to date information on children's rights globally

Education in Crisis
A platform launched by Education International for advocacy work which addresses the education crisis by ensuring support for public education and to persuade intergovernmental organizations and national governments to prioritize spending on education services

Privatisation in Education Research Initiative (PERI)
An open access global research and networking initiative seeking to animate an informed public debate on alternative education provision

Global Initiative on Out of School Children
An initiative which aims to statistically characterize and identify those children who are out-of-school and least likely to enter school in order to inform policymakers toward creating context-appropriate policies which increase enrollment, attendance, and retention

Global Coalition to Protect Education From Attack
A unique interagency coalition formed to address the problem of targeted attack on education during armed conflict

Education First Initiative
An initiative launched by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon to put every child in school, improve the quality of learning, and foster global citizenship through the efforts of a broad spectrum of world leaders and education advocates

NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child
A network of 80 national and international organizations committed to facilitating the promotion, implementation, and monitoring of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. 

Educate a Child
A global initiative launched by her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar to significantly reduce the numbers of children worldwide who are not able to avail their right to education.