Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world

- Nelson Mandela

On track to get more than two million OOSC by 2013/14

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser Calls for Collaboration and New Funding to Accelerate Access to Education. Educate A Child on track to bring more than two million out of school children into education programmes

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Exclusion from Education: The Economic Cost of OOSC in 20 Countries

This is the second publication that focuses on the costs of not providing universal primary education—to individuals and to nations. It is published jointly with Results for Development (R4D).
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EAC helps UNICEF to keep 250,000 Syrian children in school

EAC announced today that it has recently helped UNICEF to keep in school a quarter of a million Syrian children affected by the conflict and is exploring programmes in new priority countries.

Providing education to refugee children in Northern Kenya

Educate A Child is working with UNICEF and UNHCR to provide primary education for refugee children in the Dadaab camp in Northern Kenya

Image by UNHCR / S. Modola / September 2011

Increasing access to education for girls in India

Educate A Child is working with Indian NGO Educate Girls to increase access to education for girls living in India's poorest areas

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Providing schooling on boats in Bangladesh

Educate A Child is partnering with BRAC in Bangladesh to provide schooling on boats for children living in the Haor Basin area

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Providing education to Darfuri refugees in Chad

Educate A Child is working with UNICEF and UNHCR in Chad to provide primary education to refugees from Darfur in Sudan

Image by UNHCR / N.Foy / December 2011

Recent news

West Africa, A New Way Forward?

March, 2014
To address in the region, EAC has worked with the Burkina Faso Education Ministry to host a regional strategy meeting in March 2014, bringing together the Education Ministries from Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, as well as key partners. Read more

Education Above All Signs Agreements With Government, United Nations and Local Partners

November 2nd, 2013

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.”

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Sheikha Moza Visits Schools in Rio's Rocinha Favela

September 16th, 2013

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.

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EAC gets 600,000 children into school in first six months

April 28th, 2013
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser will announce on Monday that her Educate A Child initiative, launched just six months ago to help give millions of children their birthright of a basic education, has already helped 600,000 receive quality schooling in some of the world’s most challenging areas. Read more

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