Global Action Week for Education 2023

Investing in a Just World: Decolonizing Education Financing

Please join GCE-US and other Global Campaign for Education regional and national coalitions across the world to mobilize for Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) 2023an international campaign aimed at raising awareness and collective advocacy, mobilization, and campaigning to highlight the need for inclusive, quality, public education for all. This year, the global theme for GAWE 2023 is Investing in a Just World: Decolonizing Education Financing.

Throughout this month, we invite you to join us for advocacy and mobilization, including participating in high-level coalition meetings and spotlight sessions, contacting your elected officials and policymakers in support of global education funding and the READ Reauthorization Act, sharing a video or quote, and/or submitting an Action Blog!


Please join us for

The GCE-US GAWE 2023 Coalition Meeting

πŸ“’ Please join GCE-US and partners on Tuesday, May 23 at 9:00am - 10:30am ET for the Global Action Week For Education 2023 Coalition Meeting with Campaña Latinoamericana por el Derecho a la Educación (CLADE) / the Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education, Kenya Education Fund, Rising Child Foundation, and more! 

➑ Register at or by emailing


Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice Meeting

πŸ—“οΈ Save the Date: Please register at or email to join the Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice Meeting on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 9:00am - 10:30am ET. 

  • We are excited to hear from the SDG4 Youth Network on Leveraging the Power of Youth to Promote Inclusive
    Education for Children with Disabilities, RTI International and RTI Tanzania, eKitabu, Global Campaign for Education & more!


Global Action Week for Education Spotlight Session

USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Bama Athreya


Thank you, Bama AthreyaUSAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment Hub and the Inclusive Development Hub, for speaking in honor of GAWE2023 on important topics of power shifting and power transfer to decolonize education.

She shared USAID’s strides in meaningful inclusion & empowerment of historically marginalized populations, including girls and women, indigenous communities, children and youth with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ communities, and crisis-affected

In case you missed this fantastic spotlight session with USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Bama Athreya, please watch the recording here and subscribe to the GCE-US YouTube channel!


Take Action: GAWE 2023 Advocacy Opportunities

Tell Congress to invest in children here and around the world!

πŸ‘‰πŸΎ Join us today by using the GAWE 2023 Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) International Basic Education Appropriations Toolkit to speak up today to urge Congress to avoid funding cuts for children and youth, and fully fund education! 


πŸ“š Take action by using the GAWE 2023 Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Reauthorization Act of 2023 Toolkit & urge your U.S. Representatives and Senators to co-sponsor and pass this critical bill in support of equitably expanding access to basic education for children around the globe! 

  • All voices are important! To join the READ Reauthorization Act Advocacy Taskforce, please email: 

What Does Decolonizing Education Mean To You? 🫡🏽


✏️ We are thrilled to participate in the #GAWE2023 campaign to decolonize education financing, which seeks to amplify the voices of global youth, students, teachers, advocates, and partners around the world! If you are interested in getting involved, please kindly complete this brief online form or contact us at!


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