16 January 2023 | Publications

GCE Strategic Plan 2023-2027

Our global strategy is determined by our members. It is built around their most important priorities and needs. It was developed in a consultative process that involved all constituencies through surveys, Key Informant Interviews, and the collection of feedback on a set of draft strategic priorities. It integrates, wherever possible, already existing sub- strategies (youth/gender) to mainstream and lightens strategy implementation and monitoring processes.
11 October 2022 | Publications

Building the Technical Capacity of Civil Society Organisations to Leverage GPE Opportunities at the National and Global Levels

This learning handbook aims to strengthen strategic opportunities for engagement in GPE amongst civil society organisations through coordination supported by GCE and to identify mechanisms that coalitions can engage at national, regional, and global levels to influence key decision-making processes. By providing coalitions with key leverage points regarding the new GPE operational model 2025 while identifying a common understanding in fostering ‘meta governance’ that will lead to an inclusive partnership amongst civil society movements.
12 September 2022 | Publications

Can Debt Alleviation Mechanisms Increase National Education Financing?

This toolkit provides GCE members with detailed guidelines on developing policy and advocacy work to increase national education budgets through debt alleviation mechanisms.
12 September 2022 | Publications

Setting Spaces for Youth and Student-led Advocacy

This Report – commissioned by the Global Campaign for Education – brings fresh insight into the realities and experiences of youth and student organisers during the COVID-19 pandemic. It draws from a desk review and semi-structured interviews with youth and student organisers, stakeholders, and regional leaders from the GCE’s youth and student networks in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East & North Africa, and South East Asia.
14 July 2022 | Publications

Harnessing EdTech in Africa: A Scoping Study

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many governments around the world announced that all schools must close for a period of time in order to delay the spread of the virus. The pandemic disrupted access to education and learning across the globe: at the height of the pandemic, over 1.5 billion learners were affected by the global school closures and children were out of school and at risk of not learning, not passing exams and dropping out (Vegas et al., 2021).
14 July 2022 | Publications

EASG HLPF 2022 Paper: The right to education and lifelong learning: the new normality in a broken world

The High-Level Political Forum 2022 offers the opportunity to review Sustainable Development Goal 4: The Right to Quality Education. The high-level political forum on sustainable development is consistent with its universal intergovernmental character of providing political leadership, guidance, and recommendations for sustainable development goals.
18 May 2022 | Publications

CSO2 Newsletter, Issue 1

CSO2 Serves as the largest civil society constituency in GPE that represents the Global South. CSO2 are key GPE partners that engage at global, regional, and country levels to make GPE a more inclusive partnership. The current CSO2 board representatives were elected to contribute to the GPE by representing the voice of southern civil society in GPE governance, weighing in on GPE Strategies, policies, and grant decisions. Given this platform, a multi-stakeholder approach with well-coordinated mobilisation efforts to disseminate local realities and conditions in fostering ‘meta governance’ in the new global agenda for sustainable efforts in education.
10 December 2021 | Publications

Transformative Education: Meaning and Policy Implications

Education plays a pivotal role in transforming the world, including overcoming poverty, injustice, and inequalities.
24 November 2020 | Publications

Final Evaluation Of The Civil Society Education Fund, 2016-2019

In September 2019, the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) commissioned the National Foundation for Education Research (NFER) to undertake the End-line Evaluation of the Civil Society Education Fund, 2016-2019 (CSEF III).
27 March 2020 | Publications

Policy Briefing Series Vol 1: Education Financing Laws, Promises And Shortfalls For Securing The Right To Education For All

Through contributions from its members GCE has produced a on Education Financing Laws, Promises and Shortfalls for Securing the Right to Education for All.
05 November 2017 | Publications

Government Spending Watch

Commonwealth Education Fund
20 September 2015 | Publications

Private Actors In Education & Human Rights

A practical methodology to tackle the negative effects of privatisation in education on the right to education

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) is a civil society movement that aims to end exclusion in education. Education is a basic human right, and our mission is to make sure that governments act now to deliver the right of everyone to a free, quality, public education.