OC1: National Education Coalitions


Strengthening formulation, implementation and monitoring of policies

Partner: Associação Angolana para Educação de Adultos.
The "Inclusive Education Now - project" aims to strengthen the social intervention capacity of civil society organisations in the various spaces of public debate so that Sustainable Development Goal 4 is guaranteed in Angola.


Strengthen civil society engagement in gender responsive education

Partner: Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE).
The project will enhance networking and generate evidence, provide alternative analysis and counter narratives and perform watchdog role towards ensuring effective engagement with the education sector plan.


Strengthen the Influence of Civil Society for an inclusive and quality Basic Education

Partner: Coalition Béninoise des Orgnisations pour l’Education pour Tous (CBO-EPT).
The project will strengthen the social responsibility of civil society to tackle the normative, institutional and socio-cultural problems that promote school dropout, particularly among girls.


Monitoring of inclusive and equitable education in vulnerable populations

Partner: La Campaña Boliviana por el Derecho a la Educación.
The aim of this project is to strengthen organisational capacities and political dialogue of civil society for the exercise of the right to inclusive, equitable and quality education for vulnerable populations in Bolivia.

Burkina Faso

Strengthening the citizen dynamic for the realization of Education in Emergencies

Partner: Coalition Nationale pour l’Education Pour Tous.
This project will federate energies at the national and local levels for the realization of education in emergencies in order to reduce the dropout rate of internally displaced, girls and children with disabilities in areas of high security challenges.


A loud voice for equitable and inclusive education "NDINKABANDI"

Through data collection and capacity building the coalition will strenghten the participation of Burundi civil society in educational planning, policy dialogue and monitoring in order to secure quality education for all - not least the vulnerable and marginalized children.


Strengthening quality of educational policy dialogue and delivery

Partner: NGO Education Partnership (NEP).
This project will improve access to education for the marginalized and mitigate the negative effects of COVID-19 by influencing government policy and bridging the gap between policies and grassroots implementation.


Strengthen civil society engagement in education policy planning and monitoring

Partner: Cameroon Education For All Network (CEFAN).
The aim of this project is to ensure the implementation of the four main advocacy goals: Free preschool, Increasing the education budget, ensuring Education in emergency and increase the influence on national educational policies.

Cape Verde

One Voice for Inclusive and Quality Education in Cape Verde

Partner: RNCEPT-CV.
The project aims to have a common voice among civil society, organizational members, national and supranational partners in order to "Strengthen advocacy actions to influence quality education, resilience and sustainability".


Commit civil society to the realisation of the right to quality education

Partner: Coalition des Organisations de la Société Civile pour le Developpement de l’Education au Tchad.
The present project will improve the quality and impact of civil society involvement in the education sector, with special focus on girls' retention in school, university and vocational training.

Côte d'Ivoire

Contributing to an inclusive, accessible, efficient and protective education system

Partner: Réseau Ivoirien pour la Promotion de l’Education Pour Tous.
This projects overall objective is to enable civil society to influence educational debates and processes and thereby contribute to making the education system more inclusive, accessible, efficient and protective of students.


Advocacy and Social Responsibility for Improving Access to Quality Education

Partner: Coalition Nationale de l’Education Pour Tous (CONEPT RDC).
This project aims to strengthen community and civil society engagement in improving access to quality, inclusive education and financing of education with increased and sustainable domestic resources.


Government’s adoption of gender-sensitive policies and protection mechanisms

Partner: Egyptians without borders foundation.
The project “Partners for Future” constitutes a response to the existing gender gaps at educational policies’ level, especially when it comes to combating violence against girls in schools.

El Salvador

Innovative Advocacy for the Human Right to Education in El Salvador

Partner: Ayuda en Acción.
One of the main priorities for this project is to strenghten the national education policy on coexistence and culture of peace so that "schools favour education for coexistence and inclusion and diversity".


Inclusive quality education and learning - especially for the marginalized in Eswatini

Swaziland Network Campaign for Education for All.
The intervention seeks to strengthen the capacity of the Education Coalition in Eswatini in influencing education policy dialogue, policy formulation, monitoring implementation and review so as to promote inclusive and equitable education financing.


Public for Advocacy, Social Accountability and Monitoring in Education

Partner: Basic Education Network Ethiopia (BEN-E).
The Project Aim is to strengthen CSO contribution to enhanced accountability in education through improved civil society and public engagement in education planning, policy dialogue and monitoring.


Civil Society becoming the effective voice of marginalized and vulnerable groups

Partner: Education For All Campaign Network, The Gambia.
The project will increase the capacities of National Education Coalitions and ensure that they are more inclusive, particularly for marginalized and local groups and in relation to policy dialogues.


Inclusion of Children with Special Needs at the pre-tertiary sector

Partner: Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC).
This project will enhance inclusion and quality education for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) at the pre-tertiary sector in Ghana, irrespective of their gender, disability, location and economic backgrounds.


Independent Monitoring of the Implementation of the Education Programme

Partner: National Coalition of Guinea for Education for All.
This project led by the National Coalition for Education for All contributes to the construction of an inclusive, transparent and efficient educational governance at the service of the population.

Guinea Bissau

Improvement of Quality and Inclusive Education

Partner: Rede da Campanha de Educação Para Todos Guiné-Bissau.
The project will address the low quality in the country's education system, not only in terms of access and permanence, but also the low funding for education, together with the high social tension in sector.


Capacity building of the National Education Coalition in Haiti

Partner: Regroupment education pour toutes et pour tous (REPT).
This project aims to contribute to improving the capacity to demand the realization of the human right to education and the development of the public education system with a gender equality approach in Haiti.


Raising the Voice of Civil Society for free public education in Honduras

Partner: Foro Dakar Honduras.
This project seeks to strengthen the participation of civil society, congressmen and other decision makers in the education sector in the follow-up of the implementation and financing of the education policy.


Engagement to realise 12 year compulsory quality education for marginalised groups

Partner: Network for Education Watch.
The main goal of this project is to strengthen civil society engagements to realise a 12 year complusory education that ensures equitable, inclusive, gender responsive and quality education for the marginalised groups.


Consolidating civil society gains towards gender responsive education

Partner: Elimu Yetu Coalition.
The project hopes to forge ahead in boosting civil society participation in gender responsive education planning processes. Specifically enhance the participation of civil society and increase opportunities for collaborative learning.


Civil society engagement for right to accessible, quality and inclusive education

Partner: Association for Education Development in Kyrgyzstan.
This project is aimed at strengthening the role of civil society and its effective interaction with various stakeholders to get involved in planning of the education sector, policy dialogue and monitoring of policies.


Opening Shrinking Space for Non-State-Actors for Inclusive Education

Partner: Lesotho Council of NGOs (LCN).
The goal is to have a capacitated civil society and transparent and accountable education public institutions. The action will enhance participation of coalition members and train school boards and school proprietors on education management.


Support the disability movement for inclusive education in Madagascar

Partner: Coalition CONAMEPT.
The project will improve the accountability of government and support citizen groups to strongly advocacy for access to quality inclusive education, social participation and respect for the rights of children with disabilities.


The inclusive Malawi project

Partner: Civil Society Education Coalition Malawi.
The Inclusive Education project aims at addressing the challenge of limited access and retention of children with disabilities and girls and strengthen civil soceity engagement in inclusive and gender responsive education planning.


Strengthening educational inclusion in Mauritania

Partner: Coalition des Organisations Mauritaniennes pour l’Education (COMEDUC).
The project includes activities to strengthen the coalition's operational capacities and database, as well as advocacy activities in favour of inclusive and quality education for all, and monitoring and evaluation activities.


Mobilise civil society for the right to education for all children in Moldova

Partner: Alliance of Active NGOs in the field of Child and Family Social Protection (APSCF).
The project aim to strenghten Civil Society's role in advancing the rights of vulnerable children and youth to quality education e.g. by taking lead in monitoring budget planning and execution at local level.


Taking the Right to Education Seriously

Partner: All for Education! National Civil Society Coalition, Mongolia.
This project will contribute towards fulfilment of the right to quality, inclusive and gender-transformative education for all, especially those who are poor and marginalized, including ethnic minorities and victims of gender-based violence and bullying.


Strengthening Civil Society in monitoring Education Governance and policy analysis

Partner: Movimento de Educação Para Todos (MEPT).
The General Objective is to contribute to inclusive, equitable, quality education in order to accelerate access and completion of basic education in the NSS.


Empowered Civil Society for Accountable Government

Partner: National Campaign for Education Nepal (NCE-Nepal).
This ‘SABAL' Project (Empowered Civil Society for Accountable Government) aims to empower the civil society organizations so as to strengthen accountability in the public education system and include youth, women and marginalized groups.


Multiplying efforts in monitoring and follow-up of Public Educational Policy

Partner: Asociación Foro de Educación y Desarrollo Humano de la Iniciativa por Nicaragua.
This project aims at multiplying efforts in monitoring and follow-up of Public Educational Policies for the defense and promotion of the Human Right to Education with a Gender and Human Rights approach.


Citizen engagement for inclusive and quality education policies in Niger

Partner: Coalition nigérienne des Associations, Syndicats et ONG de Campagne EPT (ASO-EPT Niger).
This project aims to consolidate the commitment and participation of Nigerien civil society in the citizen control of government action in favor of the promotion of quality and gender-sensitive education.


Achieving Social Accountability Project (ASAP)

Partner: Civil Society Action Coalition on Education For All.
The overall objective of the project is to strengthen the Capacity of Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria to engage in the policy process and amplify the voices of the marginalized.


Civil Society for Access to Quality Education

Partner: Pakistan Coalition for Education.
This projects overall goal is “Ensuring effective and broad-based participation of civil society in policy processes to achieve inclusive, equitable, quality and free public education for all.”

Papua New Guinea

Gender responsive and equitable education policy development and programming

Partner: Papua New Guinea Education Advocacy Network (PEAN).
In this project PEAN aims to increase understanding, grow its influence and network in the provinces and build the capacity of local officials and planners to better deliver quality education.


Towards Safe, Inclusive, Equitable and Quality Education for All

Partner: E-Net Philippines.
The Project ―Strengthening the Capacity of CSOs towards Safe, Inclusive, Equitable and Quality Education for All aims to strengthen E-Net Philippines policy advocacy and engagement towards inclusive quality education for all.


Active Civil Society for Gender Responsive and Inclusive Quality Education In Rwanda

Partner: Rwanda Education for All Coalition (REFAC)
Through this project, civil society shall have the relevant skills and experience to ensure that national plans and policies are responsive to the needs of Rwandan boys and girls, especially those with disabilities.


Samoa Education Network advocacy for better education policies and programmes

Partner: Samoa Education Network (SEN)
This project will focus on engaging NGOs, CBOs and communities to build capacities and provide evidence from the ground as a basis for constructive critique of the Government's education policies and gaps.


Inclusive Governance of the Education System in Crisis Situations

Partner: Coalition des Organisations en Synergie pour la Défense de l’Education Publique (COSYDEP).
The GISEC project will promote equity and collaborative learning through civil society advocacy for transparency and inclusion in the formulation and implementation of educational policies.

Sierra Leone

Accountability for Gender and Inclusivity in the education Sector

Partner: Education For All Sierra Leone Coalition (EFA-SL).
This project aims to ensure Government Commitment to Global and national Policy on Education For Accountability and Gender Inclusivity, and improving on quality learning at the basic and senior secondary education level.

Solomon Islands

Mainstreaming of gender and equity in education policy and programme development

Partner: Coalition for Education, Solomon Islands (COESI).
Literacy levels in and out of school are low, and only a fifth of students complete secondary school. The projects’s overall objective is to tackle this, by contributing to the mainstreaming of gender and equity in education policy.


Improving access to equitable, inclusive, quality education

Partner: Education for All Somalia Coalition (EFASOM)
6 in 10 children eligible for primary and secondary education in Somalia are outside of the education system. This project will promote the right to inclusive education particularly for boys and girls in difficult circumstances.


Pacifying the Education Inequality Gap (PEIG)

Partner: Somaliland Network on Education for All (SOLNEFA).
Upon reopening of schools after the pandemic, majority haven’t been able to return. The goal of the project is to Contribute to improving access to equitable quality education for disadvantaged children in Somaliland.

South Sudan

Engagement in gender and children with disabilities inclusion in education

Partner: National Education Coalition in South Sudan.
The project envisages increased and effective representation of civil society in institutional policy dialogue to improve public interest and the development of informed, gender responsive policies.


Supporting the development of Quality Education in Sudan

Partner: Sudanese Coalition for Education for All (SCEFA).
Education in Sudan is witnessing a huge deterioration. This project will help ensure that decisions and policies are aligned towards an improved learning situation and aim to strenghten school leadership and management in favour of the learners and teachers.


Promotion of education for all in lifelong learning framework

Partner: The Alliance of CSOs in Tajikistan for Education (ACTE).
The coalition aims at promoting quality and inclusive education for all in a lifelong learning framework, especially by ensuring representation from marginalized communities and ethnic groups and capacity building of members.


Strengthen engagement in education planning, policy dialogue and monitoring

Partner: Tanzania Education Network / Mtandao wa Elimu Tanzania.
This project aims to enhance civil society engagement in education decision making and forge a partnership with the government, Development Partners and other stakeholders for inclusive quality education.


Advocacy and institutional strengthening of Civil Society Education Partnership

Partner: Civil Society Education Partnership (CSEP).
The overall aim of this project is to sustain the Civil Society Education Partnership (CSEP) as an institutionally strong and credible advocacy coalition able to influence and engage in the education policy processes in Timor Leste.


Gender Responsive and Inclusive Education in Togo

Partner: Coalition Nationale Togolaise pour l’Education Pour Tous.
The GRIE projects overall objective is to contribute to making Togo's national education system more inclusive for the equitable realization of the rights of children in vulnerable situations, especially girls and children with disabilities.


Strengthen Tunisian education system to adapt to democratic transitions

Partner: La coalition tunisienne pour l'education.
The project aims to promote the benefit of civil society in democratic transitions by deploying its influence on public education policies, its monitoring of the government and its fieldwork to strengthen human rights.


Leave No Child Behind: Promoting Access & Learning In Marginalized Areas

Partner: Forum for Education NGO's in Uganda (FENU).
This project will contribute towards increased access, teaching and learning and advocate for recovery and improvements in the quality of teaching, especially for girls in the most affected regions of Uganda.


Quality learning outcomes and gender equality through inclusive education

Partner: Kolisen Blong Leftemap Edukesen (KoBLE).
KOBLE is dedicated to the advancement of educational opportunities for all citizens, especially for those from disadvantaged groups. The project will help to identify and address the current gaps and support those most marginalised by them.


Context-Responsive Advocacy for Gender Transformative Education

Partner: VAEFA
The project will sustain VAEFA as a platform for civil society organizations to pursue policy and budget advocacy for inclusive, gender-responsive, equitable and resilient quality education for all.


Improved retention and enrolment of marginalized, refugee and PWD children

Partner: Yemeni Coalition for Education for All.
The project will strenghten civil society in the engagement in education planning and thereby contribute to increasing enrollment and retention of vulnerable groups, refugees and PWD children in schools.


Promoting the Right to Education through Social Accountability (PRESA)

Partner: Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC).
The project employs a combination of advocacy, social accountability and capacity building interventions to address the main problems in the education sector that stand in the way of Zambia’s attainment of the SDG 4.


Strengthen the Education Coalition of Zimbabwe in influencing education policy

Partner: Education Coalition of Zimbabwe (ECOZI).
The intervention seeks to strengthen the capacity of the Education Coalition in influencing education dialogue, policy formulation, monitoring implementation and review so as to promote inclusive and equitable quality education.

OC2: CSOs working at national level

EOL Bangladesh

e!quality - Education (e)quality through evidence-based advocacy for investment

Lead Partner: Institute of Informatics and Development (IID).
The e!quality project will focus on empowering three disadvantaged groups in Bangladesh to strengthen community-based monitoring of education financing.

EOL Benin

Strengthening CSOs for Policy Accountability and Implementation (PRO-RePEM)

Lead Partner: DEDRAS.
The project addresses the problem of "low citizen participation in education policy monitoring and dialogue" and aims to improve the accountability of education policies.

Election of the student government. January 14 School; Presto municipality; Quechua region. Bolivia

Intra/interculturality and depatriarchialisation of education in Bolivia

Lead Partner: CEMSE and ACLO
The project will advocate for pedagogic guidelines and funding for interculturality, multilingualism, and gender equity in schools.


Students Acting for Accountability and Quality of Education in DRC

Lead Partner: Centre de Recherche sur l'Anti-Corruption.
The project responds to the impact that corruption and lack of transparency have on young people’s access to education and motivation to participate in their communities.

CLEAR logo Ghana

Citizen-led Action for Educational Accountability and Responsiveness (CLEAR)

Lead Partner: School For Life (SFL).
The CLEAR project will contribute to equitable access to quality basic education for children in deprived areas of Ghana by strengthening transparency and accountability.

Picture: Young Girl in School – Credit: Helping Our People Excel, Inc. Liberia

Promoting Gender Equity and Equality in Education in Liberia

Lead Partner: HOPE
The Educate HER project advocates for the effective implementation of the National Policy on Girls’ Education (NPGE) in Liberia by 2023.

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Citizen Monitoring of Transparency and Accountability in Education

Lead Partner: MSIS-Tatao
The SCORE project will improve quality of basic education through better use and allocation of resources, as well as reducing corruption and misappropriation of funds.

Young members of civil society deliberating on meaningful engagement with education stakeholders. Pakistan

Reframing Education Accountability in Pakistan

Partners: I-SAPS and CRCP
The REAP initiative aims to strengthen capacity of the civil society to effectively engage with government and promote policy solutions compatible with local reality.

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Youth-led approach to monitor education in the time of COVID19

Lead Partner: Center for Youth Advocacy and Networking.
The MultiplY-Ed project will create a platform for social accountability through Youth-Led multi sectoral and multi level approach to monitoring policy and service delivery.

OC3: Transnational alliances

xxx Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal

Using Citizen-Led Assessment to Create Change

Lead Partner: Street Child
The South Asian Assessment Alliance advocates for citizen-led assessments as a powerful tool to identify, communicate, create constituencies and catalyse change around childrens education.

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Civil Society Partnership for Advocacy for Non-Formal Education

Lead Partner: GRADE.
The Sahel region which is experiencing increasing population as well as unrest and a dire security situation. The project aims to find solutions to this social crisis by promoting literacy and non-formal education.

Girls Not Brides Burkina Faso, Niger

Strengthening Collective Action to End Child Marriage

Lead Partner: Girls Not Brides.
The alliance will bring together actors working on education and child marriage. By sharing learnings and strengthening collective advocacy to improve girls’ access to quality education, we will help end child marriage.

AMEI young mother DRC, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Adolescent Mothers' Education lnitiative (AMEI)

Lead Partner: World Vision.
The AMEI project will bring together local, national and transnational actors for change in girls' education by challenging policy and practice barriers to access to education for Pregnant Girls and Adolescent Mothers.

xxx Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Advocate for Improved ECDE Policies and Measures

Lead Partner: ZINECDA.
This transnational advocacy capacity building project seeks to develop strong Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) by making governments transparent and accountable.

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Creating a Strong Enabling Environment for Advocacy

Partner: The Global Campaign for Education (GCE)
This Campaigns and Advocacy Initiative aims to create a stronger global and transnational enabling environment for national civil society advocacy.

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Pamodzi for Inclusive Education in South-East Africa (PIESEA)

Lead Partner: Rays of Hope Ministries.
The PIESEA project aims to reduce the policy implementation and awareness gaps that exist between inclusive education policies and programming in Malawi, Kenya, and Tanzania.

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Addressing the Learning Crisis through System Strengthening

Lead Partner: Global Integrity.
The KYUNDA Collective will contribute to improve the ability of rural youth collectives to participate effectively in transnational spaces and positively influence access, quality, and relevance of education system.

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Girls Education Advocacy in the Region (GEAR)

Lead partner: SAYWHAT.
The Girls Education Advocacy in the Region (GEAR) alliance addresses the challenge of limited access to primary and secondary education for girls and young women in rural and farming communities of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Increase the Domestic Financing of Public Education

Lead Partner: Action Aid.
The TaxEd Alliance will enable civil society to contribute to a more strategic dialogue on domestic financing, linking particularly with Ministries, Members of Parliament and other actors.