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a classroom at the Tim Hines primary school in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Credit: GPE/Carolina Valenzuela
Empowering the community to improve education in Honduras
The Tim Hines School in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, illustrates the positive impact a school can have on the local community. With the new national education sector plan, supported by a GPE grant, continued community efforts and increased focus on the sector from all partners, this school and thousands of others in Honduras will be able to deliver a good quality education to all students.

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Gbimsi Junior High School, Savelugu, Northern Region, Ghana. Credit: GPE/Stephan Bachenheimer
Education sector plan development grant for Ghana. August 2017
In August 2017, the Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved a US$442,772 grant for Ghana to develop an education sector assessment and update the current education sector plan.

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Julia Gillard at EducAid. Credit: Ministry of Development Cooperation/Belgium
Leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly should focus on access to education
As world leaders descend on New York for the United Nations' General Assembly, Australia's former prime minister and GPE Chair Julia Gillard called on them to focus on preventing future sources of conflict including lacking education in the developing world. Though it is not easy right now to argument about how important it is to educate every child, evidence abounds that higher levels of education tend to be associated with less radicalization and consequently less prospect of terrorism.


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