Education Above All foundation held a reception for economic, NGO and multilateral leaders on the occasion of the World Economic Forum in Davos
Education Above All Foundation, a global initiative of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, signed a number of memoranda of understanding and strategic, advocacy and implementation agreements last week on the sidelines of the World Innovation Summit for Education, serving to accelerate the Educate A Child program’s reach to out of school children around the world.
Commenting on the developments, Dr. Mary Pigozzi, Director of the Educate A Child program, said: “We are pleased to have completed agreements with a wide range of bilateral funding agencies, UN organisations and affiliates and local partners. Given that the EAC model is based on partnership, these agreements further strengthen our ability to deliver projects on the ground that have significant impact on closing the access to education gap for out of school children.”Read more
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Founder and Chairperson of the Education Above All Foundation, today visited two schools in the Rocinha district of Rio de Janeiro, which is the largest favela - or shantytown - in Brazil.
Her Highness first spoke with teachers and pupils at the Francisco de Paulo Brito school, where she toured classrooms, the school library and the computer room. This school is part of the Schools of Tomorrow project supported by the Foundation’s Educate A Child (EAC) programme in Rio de Janeiro. Her Highness spoke with the school’s Director about how EAC support is benefiting the school.Read more