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20 September 2010
'Back to School?' GCE launch report of worst places to be a school child
20 September 2010
The Global Campaign for Education today launched their report 'Back to School?' of the worst places to be a school child in 2010. New Report shows Somalia and Haiti top list of global education hot spots Former UK Prime Minister Brown warns that a “generation could be condemned to poverty” Rich countries breaking their aid promises and using education funds for domestic Universities Somalia and Haiti have topped a list of the world’s worst...
International Literacy Day 2010 – GCE demands rights for the 759 million illiterate adults
8 September 2010
Governments must prioritize literacy if their goal of halving adult illiteracy by 2015 is to be achieved is to be met, the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) has said. Speaking on International Literacy Day (08 September 2010), the GCE said that more funding must be mobilized to fulfill Goal 4 of the Education For All (EFA) goals agreed by 164 governments at the World Education Forum in Dakar ten years ago. The Education for All goal 4, which aims to achieve a 50 percent improvement in...
14 Million People Join Football World & African Leaders’ Call for End to Education Crisis
11 July 2010
**Campaigners give Cautious Welcome to World Education Summit Declaration**   1GOAL today welcomed world leaders’ commitment to investing in universal education and the call from African Heads of State to urgently prioritise investment in education at the Education Summit hosted by the South African government in Pretoria today.  In the first ever political summit to be created because of a sporting event, leaders responded to the campaign’s call for a surge of...
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1GOAL: Education for All
1GOAL is a campaign seizing the power of football to get all children into school and learning. Run by the Global Campaign for Education (GCE), 1GOAL mobilised millions to help ensure Education For All is a lasting legacy of the FIFA World Cup. We continue to call on world leaders to make education a reality for 69 million children by 2015.