Celebrating World Teachers' Day & International Day of the Girl this Month!

In honor of World Teachers' Day and International Day of the Girl, please join Global Campaign for Education-US and all education champions to take action and support quality, inclusive education for all children and young people globally.


You're Invited 

Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice

Join us for the Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Community of Practice Meeting on October 6, 2022 at 9:00 am ET. Please complete this interest form to join the Inclusive Education & Early Childhood Community of Practice and invite others! On October 6, we're looking forward to 


October Coalition Meeting

Don't miss it! Register now & join us for the upcoming GCE-US Coalition Meeting on Monday, October 17th at 9:00-10:30 am ET, with a focus on International Day of the Girl. We encourage you to submit updates, ideas, and questions via this registration form. Please help spread the word and join the conversation!

Schoolboy Enock is outside using his wheelchair while waving and smiling.

Transforming Education for Disability Inclusion: A Call to Action for All Children

Please sign on and help spread the word about this collaborative Disability-Inclusive Education Call to Action urging world leaders to commit to transforming education so that every child in the world, including the 240 million children with disabilities, can access quality, equitable, inclusive education and lifelong learning.

Read & join this important call to action here!


Sign on to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Conference Letter urging U.S. congressional leaders to ensure the highest possible funding levels for international basic education and vulnerable children in the final FY 2023 State and Foreign Operations Bill.

Please help spread the word and encourage more organizations to join this important effort and endorse the letter (full text here).

>> To sign on, please add your organizational name to the end of this letter athttps://bit.ly/FY23ConferenceSignOn



Thank you for joining the GCE-US Coalition Meeting on September 12, 2022!

On September 12, GCE-US convened an International Literacy Day coalition meeting that included discussions on the importance of improving foundation literacy and numeracy (FLN) skills for all students, transforming education through disability inclusion, and upcoming advocacy opportunities, including the Transforming Education Summit and Education Cannot Wait High-Level Financing Conference. 

GCE-US extends deep gratitude to all presenters at this meeting, including: 

  • Rebeca Martinez, Senior Education Advisor in the Center for Education / Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation, USAID
  • Nasser Faqih, Chief of Partnerships, Education Cannot Wait
  • Raakhi Williams, Chief of Strategy and Planning, Education Cannot Wait
  • Mariana RudgeSenior Policy Adviser for Social Inclusion and Education, Sightsavers
  • Nhial Deng, South Sudanese Refugee, Writer, Youth Advocate, and Community Activist
  • Raphaëlle Martínez, Education Policy and Learning Team Lead, Global Partnership for Education

Were you unable to make the September 2022 GCE-US Coalition Meeting? We've got you covered!

You can watch the recording on our YouTube channel.


United Nations Transforming Education Summit Solutions Day

Transforming Commitments into Real Solutions for Disability-Inclusive Education 

GCE-US joined Light for the World, Global Campaign for Education, Sightsavers, International Disability Alliance, International Disability and Development Consortium, Humanity & Inclusion, Perkins School for the Blind, Leonard Chesire, Christian Blind Mission, GLAD Network, Government of Sierra Leone, Government of South Africa, ANCEFA, UNICEF, The World Bank to organize the Transforming Commitments into Real Solutions for Disability Inclusive Education session during the Transforming Education Summit. This event included a powerful panel discussion among important stakeholders, highlighting new commitments and tools that aim to transform education systems to be more inclusive for learners with disabilities. 


United Nations Transforming Education Summit Solutions Day

Education Financing Observatory: Setting the Grounds for Sustainable, Fair and Inclusive Financing

As part of the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) Education Financing Observatory: Setting the Grounds for Sustainable, Fair, and Inclusive Financing session during the Transforming Education Summit Solutions Day, GCE-US Student Fellow Anny Lin joined Ministers of Education from Argentina and Malawi and GCE partners to discuss the urgent need for gender transformative and disability-inclusive education financing. We invite you to watch and share Anny's speech here!


Unlock the Future of Learning Spotlight Session:

Transforming Education in Emergencies through Intergenerational Solidarity, Coordination, and Action

On 19 September, GCE-US, World Vision International, 100 Million, Plan International, Jesuit Refugee Services/USA, Global Student Forum, and the UN Foundation convened a dynamic and powerful Unlock the Future of Learning spotlight session, which highlighted a youth-led dialogue on the importance of investing in education in emergency contexts. Youth and student speakers shared their personal stories with education in emergency settings, and emphasized that to truly transform education, there is a critical need to advance disability inclusion in education systems, mental health resources, full education financing and funding in all settings, and gender equality in and through education. We encourage you to watch the recording of the session.


Advocating for the Keeping Girls in School Act

UNICEF USA Ambassador Sofia Carson advocating for the Keeping Girls in School Act, picture by Allison Robbert.

β€œThe education of girls should not be a privilege but an inalienable right and we cannot stop until that is the indisputable reality.” ~Sofia Carson, UNICEF USA Ambassador

Thank you to the incredible congressional champions, Rep. Lois Frankel, Rep. Michael Waltz, and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, and partners who joined the Keeping Girls in School Act briefing on Capitol Hill on Thursday, September 22, 2022. We were joined by UNICEF USA Ambassador, actor, singer, and advocate Sofia Carson, and heard from an incredible panel of youth activists with Plan International, including Victoria Bradley and Tia El Tenn, in a discussion on the importance of girls’ education with Alisa Phillips, Senior Education Advisor at World Vision US, and Moderator Erin Kennedy, Senior Director-External Engagement with ChildFund International.

Together, we can ensure that no girl is left behind! #KeepingGirlsInSchoolAct


Take Action: Your Voice Matters


Please take action and contact your members of Congress to encourage them to fully fund education for all and reauthorize the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Act!

Resources to support your advocacy: READ Act Reauthorization Action and Social Media Toolkit.

Thank you for your partnership, support, and advocacy!


Your actions and support make a world of difference.
We're grateful to our donors, supporters, coalition members, and partners!


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