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Education leaders convene at UNESCO to take stock of progress on SDG4

Yesterday, Global Education leaders convened at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris to assess transformative education actions and accelerate progress on Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4)– ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and prom…

Ghanian Education Minister commits to scaling up Education Partnerships

Last week, Global Schools Forum – alongside the Jacobs Foundation, IDP Foundation, and Vitol Foundation – hosted a high-level event on the sidelines of the Education World Forum in London. Under the theme of “Innovative Partnerships at…
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2024 Annual Conference: Embedding Evidence in Education

This year, the annual 2024 Jacobs Foundation Conference took place in Germany at Marbach Castle, under the theme of: Embedding Evidence in Education: How Evidence Travels Through System(s). Despite ongoing efforts to enhance the integration of rig…

Building an Evidence Base for EdTech

At the core of the Jacobs Foundation lies the fundamental belief that evidence should drive education policy and practice. This is particularly true for the rapidly growing EdTech sector to ensure technological innovation is deployed to improve le…

Leaning into Learning: our Annual Report 2023

We are delighted to share our Annual Report 2023 which includes ten highlights from 2023, impact insights from across our network, what and how we are learning, spotlights on key projects, and much more.  Over the last year, we have reached s…

Simon Sommer: Governments and Foundations must work together to move the needle towards SDG4

The key to achieving SDG4 – ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education for all- is fostering a culture of listening. Writing for UNESCO’s SDG4 Knowledge Hub, Simon Sommer, the Co-CEO of the Jacobs Foundation, called on governments an…

What We Learn: latest edition

The latest edition of our What We Learn newsletter for 2024 is now available! We look back over the first few months of this year at some of our highlights, including the launch of our new Colombian initiative: Colombia Evidencia Potencial en Educ…

Convening researchers and practitioners to ignite collaboration

Gaining insights into the impact of our work Although Colombia is a middle-income country with a strong education ecosystem, there are large learning gaps in foundational skills and socioemotional learning, which were exacerbated by the COVID-19 p…

Announcing our new Colombian initiative: Colombia Evidencia Potencial en Educación

During a celebratory event attended by high-level politicians from all over Colombia, Colombia Evidencia Potencial en Educación – CEPE – was officially launched. Our Learning Societies portfolio aims to work at both the national and regional level…