News:The Global Education Coalition has been launched by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO).
Aim:To facilitate inclusive learning opportunities for children and youth during this period of sudden and unprecedented educational disruption.
Members:It is an open partnership that includes international organizations (ILO,UNICEF,WB among others) , private sector partners (Facebook, Google) and Philanthropic and non-profit organizations(Khan Academy among others).
- Help countries in mobilizing resources and implementing innovative and context-appropriate solutions to provide education remotely, leveraging hi-tech, low-tech and no-tech approaches
- Seek equitable solutions and universal access
- Ensure coordinated responses and avoid overlapping efforts
- Facilitate the return of students to school when they reopen to avoid an upsurge in dropout rates.