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Information Education: 8 global education organizations that can support children’s education and discover their potentials
There are organizations that can support your education as a schoolchild or student even in a time of crisis. These organizations work beyond boundaries in supporting global education to ensure quality education for every schoolchild and discover their innate potentials. They have set global education goals of which many of them have received a worldwide name for the work done thus far in accomplishing the set goals.
8 organizations that support global educations
The 8 global education support organizations are thus we consider in this article are:
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Childhood Education International (CEI)
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE)
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1. Education Cannot Wait (ECW)
Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is the first global education support organization dedicated to funding education during emergencies and prolonged crises. Established during the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit in 2016 by the humanitarian and development aid actors, ‘Education Cannot Wait’ works together with public and private global and in-country donors in achieving the long-term educational needs of the children through developed immediate and lasting programmes as one of the most important humanitarian agenda.
Three major functions of Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is to motivate political obligation towards global education, raise funds and other support packages for long-term educational needs of children, and to build a capacity to strongly respond to crises nationally and globally including the ability to manage emergency support.
The expected collaborative education goals are in the priority areas of ensuring access to continuous and completed quality education while ensuring the safety of learning centers and the health environment and ensuring gender equality and equity to the most vulnerable children, excluded and hard-to-reach children and youth in the world, including refugees, displaced and host communities, girls, children with disabilities, minorities and other marginalized children.
ECW, a first-of-its-kind, operating 3 windows of investment, the First Emergency Response, the Multi-Year Resilience, and the Acceleration Facility, offers national governments, multilateral institutions and the private sector the chance to finance comprehensive education programmmes for children and youth affected by conflicts, natural disasters, and displacement, ensuring their continuous access to quality learning in school, right from the onset of the crisis through recovery phases.
2. United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was found in 1946. It sees a world in which the rights of every Child are being acknowledged. The goal of UNICEF involves bringing to the barest minimum, injustice, and discrimination and achieving global education aims such as the Millennium Goals that focus on education.
UNICEF ensures that every child has the opportunity to learn and continue their education during and after a catastrophe achieving gender equality and equity in education. They ensure through their collective measures that affected children and young people during crises are in school and learning.
3. Save the Children
The goal of ‘Save the Children’ is to support global education and children’s rights worldwide to ensure lasting education and to intensify the quality of education. ‘Save the Children’ teaches efficient and effective teaching strategies to instructors training them to engage the students. The tutor parent and guardians help foster learning at the early stage of life offering ways for parents to encourage schoolwork and sustained learning even in a home classroom.
In its global education support and drive, Save the Children in April 2012, reached about 11.2 million children. They also look forward to fostering learning by introducing children to artistic expression during and after the crisis and also investing in the health of children.
4. Education International
Education International is an organization of 30 million education professionals representing 400 organizations in 170 countries worldwide and territories. Their vision is to ensure quality education and equality in society and also to promote the interest of other education employees while representing their interests.
Education International also fights racism and xenophobia that prevents children from getting a quality education. Education International also challenges any form of segregation involving exclusion on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status race, and ethnic origin. They also extend their activities to other global organizations whose objectives are to advance global education.
5. United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was established in 1945 to support global education. They were committed to holistic and humanistic ideas for quality education worldwide.
Its aim is to support the building of peace, abolish poverty and then bring about lasting development They work towards ensuring everyone believes that education plays an important role in human, social and economic development. These global education goals they seek to achieve and through an intellectual dialogue. 204 countries were its member, 9 of which are associate members of UNESCO.
6. Plan International
Plan International, as a global children’s support organization, was set up more than 75 years ago. Their vision is to ensure that all children discover their potentials in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity.
Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organizations in the world. They aim at gaining lasting quality of life of children in developing countries, uniting people across the countries. They support disadvantaged children, their families, and host communities by enabling them to meet their basic needs thereby building relationships to increase understanding amongst people of different cultures.
7. Childhood Education International (CEI) formerly Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI)
Childhood Education International (CEI) is a worldwide community of educators and advocates for education reform supporting global education.
Their aim is to promote and support the global community the optimal education, development, and well-being of the children. In other to achieve this, they organize and host Global Summit on Childhood and the Institute for Global Education Diplomacy. They invited professionals worldwide to gather and discuss issues challenging children and the state of childhood ranging from education to their health and well-being.
In one of their summit, scheduled for 2015, Childhood Education International (CEI) gathered together diplomats and professionals in education to find solutions to the problems stopping children from receiving the appropriate education.
8. The Global Partnership for Education (GPE)
Global Partnership for Education works through a multilateral partnership that involves donor national governments, teachers, and international organizations in closely 60 developing countries.
Their goals are to stimulate and coordinate a global effort to deliver a good, quality education to all children, the vulnerable and the poorest being their most important.
They develop education strategies, enhance collaboration in education, share solutions to challenges facing educators, support financially the implementation of programs, and evaluates results, and data to ensure improvement. Global Partnership for Education (GPE) since 2004 has trained 300,000 teachers, built and equipped 53,000 school classrooms also purchased and distributed 50 million textbooks.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE), since its formation in 2002, also claimed that they had assisted in putting 22 million or more children in school, increased the literacy rates to 81% in 2010 which leads to primary school completion to 75% in 2011.
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