Hamadou Dori Burkina Faso photo William Vest-Lillesoe-2

September 2020 marked the deadline for the second and last round of applications for Education Out Loud’s Operational Component 3. The assessment of proposals began immediately after the deadline and is currently in process. In this announcement you can read more about the assessment process.

Photo credit: ANECO

Imagine being a CSO working for the right to education in a country largely controlled by a group directly – and often violently – opposing the very same. This is the reality that Afghanistan National Education Coalition (ANECO) navigates every single day.

Fanta Mansaray and Fodie Sesay studying at night Loma Secondary School Kabala Sierra Leone Photo William Vest-Lilles_e

By June, Education Out Loud had received an amazing 461 applications from civil society organizations wanting to work with EOL in creating a conducive space for education in their home countries. Ten applicants from this call will be awarded a grant and all will be invited to the EOL network for inspiration and knowledge sharing.

Parents collecting homework for their kids Nicaragua photo

At the heart of the COVID-19-pandemic in Latin America, children are suffering a rampant loss of learning. EOL and partners are striving to mitigate the consequences of school closures by developing and advocating solutions to meet local and national needs.

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In early 2020, 54 National Coalitions from 54 different nations were each awarded a grant from Education Out Loud. The Coalitions had earlier received grants from the Civil Society Education Fund under Global Partnership for Education and are continuing their efforts in strengthening civil society engagement in education planning, policy dialogue and monitoring at a national level.

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Note: The deadline has elapsed and the call for EOI has closed

Education Out Loud has just launched a call for expression of interest to become part of a roster of Learning Partners in the West and Central Africa region for the remaining period of 2020 and 2021.

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Note: The deadline has elapsed and the call for EOI is now closed

Education Out Loud has just launched a call for expression of interest to become part of a roster of Learning Partners in Asia Pacific Region for the remaining period of 2020 and 2021.

Nelson Mandela World View Primary School Palabek Settlement Uganda Photo Emmanuel Museruka (2)

In April Education Out Loud launched our first call for concept notes on Operational Component 2 supporting civil society roles in promoting the transparency and accountability of national education sector policy and implementation.
Note: Final decisions regarding OC2 have been communicated to applicants.

Global Partnership for Education article July 15 2020

The Global Partnership for Education is excited to announce the launch of four regional calls for proposals between July and September 2020 under its Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX).

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Ten grant applications have been shortlisted by Education Out Loud to support transnational civil society alliances in carrying out innovative multi-country advocacy. Shortlisted applicants will spend up to four months to develop a full proposal, which will be reviewed and approved before the end of the year.