Category: Girls’ Education

Slipping through the education net: let’s build on global commitments at a critical time to support vulnerable girls and young women to stay in school

At last week’s Transforming Education Summit in New York, more than 130 countries committed to rebooting their education systems and accelerating action to end the global learning crisis and get back on track Sustainable Development Goal 4, to achieve 12 years of quality education for all children. Read More

Building momentum on girls’ education

As we reach International Day of the Girl once again, we have a chance to reflect on the progress made on girls’ education and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Last month was significant in this regard – and has prompted the Girls’ Education Challenge team and our partners… Read More

How gender-responsive teaching supports #everygirlinschool

How gender-responsive teacher training has a positive impact on teacher practice. The potential impact of changing gender mindsets on girls’ education:  Gender bias and stereotypes are a significant barrier to girls’ access and engagement in secondary education across sub-Saharan Africa. Uganda’s National Strategy for Girls’ Education highlights that cultural expectations,… Read More