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Send my Friend to school campaigners take action in Parliament

Send my Friend to school campaigners take action in Parliament

Today in Parliament, the APPG hosted a group of twenty young people aged 14 and 15 from ten schools. The ‘campaign champions’ have been leading the Unlock Education for Everyone campaign, in which thousands of schools across the UK have been calling on the Government...

MPs quiz Minister on education in crisis zones

MPs quiz Minister on education in crisis zones

In a roundtable discussion in Parliament today, MPs quizzed Minister Harriet Baldwin on her department’s support for the Education Cannot Wait fund (ECW). ECW is the first ever global multilateral fund dedicated to delivering education for children in countries...

MPs meet director of Education Cannot Wait

MPs meet director of Education Cannot Wait

The director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW), Yasmine Sherif, met the APPG today to discuss the organisation’s upcoming replenishment, when the fund will seek new financial commitments from funders. ECW is the first global fund dedicated to delivering education for...

MPs call on Government to unlock education for all

MPs call on Government to unlock education for all

In a Westminster Hall debate on Tuesday, MPs from all parties came together to ask the Government to unlock education for the most marginalised children. The debate looked in particular at how different forces of poverty overlap and compound each other, forcing the...

APPG discuss the global teacher crisis

APPG discuss the global teacher crisis

On Tuesday 27 November, the APPG met to discuss the role of UK Aid in tackling the global teacher crisis. Five guest speakers from across the education sector gave their views to the group and an audience of policy experts, NGOs and government representatives. First...

APPG Global Education AGM

The APPG on Global Education had its annual general meeting on 12th September 2018. Chair Stephen Twigg MP was re-eected by members, alongside Vice Chair Mike Wood MP and David Linden MP. Lord Low of Dalston was also elected as Vice Chair of the Group. Five other...

Global Learning comes to Parliament

Global Learning comes to Parliament

On 21st May, young leaders from schools across the country, equipped with banners, posters and buckets of enthusiasm joined the APPG on Global Education for an event to celebrate global learning in Parliament. Students had been involved in a variety of projects,...

MPs debate Government response to education inquiry

MPs debate Government response to education inquiry

In a Westminster Hall debate led by International Development Committee Chair Stephen Twigg last Thursday, MPs from all three major political parties discussed the Committee’s inquiry into DFID’s education programmes and the Government’s subsequent response. Stephen...