Cooperation institutions

Let’s clarify the definition of aid to education so that it benefits the poorest

Author(s): Antoninis, Manos

Year: 2014

Description: the author reminds us of the definition of international aid to education to emphasize that this aid does not benefit those who need it most, especially the poorest. He argues for a better distribution of aid

✏️ blog #01


French aid to education does not target the most important needs (FR – L’aide française à l’éducation ne cible pas les besoins les plus importants)

Author(s): Coalition Éducation

Year: 2018

Description: as we have largely developed in blog #01, international aid for education does not target the most important needs. As this report shows, French aid is no exception to this rule

✏️ blog #01


COVID-19 is a serious threat to aid to education recovery?

Author(s): GEMR-UNESCO

Year2020

Description: the document shows that total aid to education reached its highest ever levels in 2018, the latest available year. However, it estimates that global aid is likely to decline by up to US$2 billion from 2018 to 2022 as a result of recession caused by COVID-19, entailing a 12% drop in international support for education

✏️ blog #01


Aid to education: a return to growth?

Author(s): GEMR-UNESCO

Year2018

Description: the document states that international aid to education has increased in 2016 to reach its highest level (since figures are available), while noting that this aid does not necessarily benefit the sectors and areas that would deserve the full attention of donors

✏️ blog #01


Education Aid Watch 2015

Author(s)Global Campaign for Education

Year: 2015

Description: the report documents the neglect of many rich donor countries in meeting their commitments, which is a major reason for the failure to achieve the global education goals. It is the poorest and most excluded children, youth and adults who have felt the impact of this failure

✏️ blog #01


No Time to Lose on the Road to Universal Primary and Secondary Education

Author(s): Montoya, Silvia

Year: 2018

Description: the Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics reports on the world situation in terms of education and presents the updated database on whether cooperation is contributing to the achievement of international education goals (SDG4)


Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness

Author(s): OCDE

Year: 2005

Description: the Declaration sets out five fundamental principles for improving the effectiveness of development aid. These principles are ownership, alignment, harmonisation, results and mutual accountability

✏️blog #05


World Bank Education Financing: Less or More for the Poor in IDA 16?

Author(s)RESULTS Educational Fund

Year2010

Description: the purpose of this report is to provide a critical overview of trends in World Bank financing for education, with a view to determining the extent to which the Bank is effectively investing in education in low-income countries

✏️blog #01


Global Education Monitoring Reporrt 2019. Migration, displacement & education: Building bridges, not walls

Author(s)UNESCO

Year: 2018

Description: this report, published almost annually since 2000, aims to monitor progress in education around the world. In particular, it highlights the contribution of international cooperation in the sector. A must read

✏️blog #04


Rethinking education: towards a global common good?

Author(s)UNESCO

Year: 2015

Description: this report affirms a humanistic approach to education by highlighting the challenges of the 21st century, particularly ecological and social challenges, which have implications for the dynamics of international cooperation. However, it is not a strategic document of UNESCO, but rather a thought piece

✏️ blog #02


Education 2030: Incheon Declaration and Framework for Action for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 4

Author(s)UNESCO, Republic of Korea, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women et al.

Year: 2015

Description: this is the International Declaration linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) relating to education. Anyone interested in education should know by heart these goals, which are officially agreed upon by the international community

✏️ blog #02


World Bank Support to Education Since 2001: A Portfolio Note

Author(s): World Bank

Year: 2011

Description: the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank takes stock of the actions of the World Bank from 2001 to 2011, highlighting both successes and shortcomings

✏️blog #01


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