Portrait: While climate change is negatively affecting early childhood development, some policy makers continue to view them as two separate issues. However, in Sub Saharan Africa and Zimbabwe, EOL partner ZINECDA is working to secure an education and a better life for the youngest children.

A celebration on World Literacy Day 2020 showed to be a turning point in the battle against adult female illiteracy in the community of Hoskins in Papua New Guinea.

What themes and events are likely to appear on the agenda of education advocates in the year to come? We have asked Kira Boe, policy advisor, Oxfam IBIS; and Ramya Vivekanandan and Margaret Louise Irving, GPE technical leads on learning and teaching and on domestic financing respectively.

Children with disabilities are finally starting to reap the rewards of civil society’s year long quest for visibility and the introduction of inclusive education in Mongolia.

Five transnational civil society alliances have been selected to receive full implementation grants from Education Out Loud to work on different projects aiming to create a stronger global and transnational enabling environment for civil society advocacy and transparency efforts.

Without readily available and up to date data, ensuring girls’ right to education is almost impossible. With the launch of the online EducateHER platform, HOPE Liberia aims to fill the huge data gap on girls’ education in Liberia.

Between September 2021 and March 2022, Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage is mobilising a global movement through the Power to Girls campaign. As part of Girls Not Brides’ EOL-funded project, a number of organisations in West and Central Africa have been selected to receive small grants to carry out their own campaigns linked to Power to Girls.

The Regional Management Unit of Education Out Loud for Latin America and the Caribbean launches a call for expression of interest to expand and confirm the pool of Learning Partners in the region.

Oxfam IBIS invites applications from expert organizations or institutions (NGOs, INGOs, Academic/Research, Consultancies, etc.), or consortiums of such organizations, who will act as Global Learning Partners (GLPs) to support EOL as a whole. Applications should be received no later than 10 November (CEST).

Quality of education all over the Democratic Republic of the Congo is low, as is the financial means to mend the pieces. However, thanks to partners within the National Education Coalition, politicians and the DRC public have shifted their views on aspects of education that might pave the way for change.