On behalf of the Global Partnership for Education I extend our heartfelt condolences to the people of Nepal following the devastating earthquake that has taken the lives of so many people.
Education has suffered disproportionately from recent cuts in international development aid, a conference in Dublin has heard, with 58 million children of primary school age still without schooling.
In Tanzania, the LANES programme, supported by Global Partnership for Education aims to equip more than 4,000 teachers with the skills on the new curriculum, syllabus, teaching guides and competence framework for them to deliver effectively.
Canada announced a financial contribution of 120 million Canadian dollars (US$ 98 million) to the Global Partnership for Education toward the 2015-2018 replenishment period, doubling Canada’s previous contribution on an annual basis.
Announcement made at World Bank Spring Meetings highlighting the importance of education for global development