Gordon Brown Delivers Lecture at the UN: “Promises Made to Children are Sacred”

Gordon Brown Delivers Lecture at the UN: “Promises Made to Children are Sacred”

On Wednesday, April 19 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, The Irene D. Pritzker/IDP Foundation Distinguished Lecture on Social and Economic Development, co-hosted by Foreign Policy Association in the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Chamber, featured the Right Honorable Gordon Brown, former United Kingdom Prime Minister and UN Special Envoy for Global Education.

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Manzil and Mobile Creches: Providing Educational Opportunities for India’s Youth

Manzil and Mobile Creches: Providing Educational Opportunities for India’s Youth

Recently, IDP Foundation had the opportunity to attend the International Education Funders Group (IEFG) Spring Meeting in New Delhi, India, a week-long meeting that allows a network of foundations and donor-advised funders to come together and discuss how to best support education in the Global South.

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IDPRS Team Visits Ghana

IDPRS Team Visits Ghana

The IDP Rising Schools team embarked on their first 2015 trip to Ghana to sit down and speak with school proprietors and tour the grounds at both schools from the initial pilot program and from the recent expansion.

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Sesame Workshop Up to IDP Foundation, Inc.’s Challenge

Sesame Workshop Up to IDP Foundation, Inc.’s Challenge

The IDP Rising Schools Program has proven that through carefully tailored loan products accompanied by specialized training in financial literacy and school management, very poor private schools in Ghana are bankable. Now, the IDP Foundation, Inc. has turned its attention to improve the quality of teaching in these low-cost private schools, whose teachers are largely untrained and have little access to professional development opportunities.

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