Grantee Profile

Center for Universal Education

Grants to Center for Universal Education

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year, 6 months)

    Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Support to the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution will help to institutionalize the Learning Metrics Task Force recommendations in 15 Learning Champion countries and will support ongoing technical work for global learning indicators across the seven identified domains of learning. Together this work will continue to build support and leverage momentum at the international, regional, and national levels for inclusion of an access plus learning agenda in the post-2015 development agenda.

  • $550,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To institutionalize recommendations in the Global Compact on Learning, with an emphasis on supporting quality secondary education for girls in developing countries (over two years).

  • $430,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A one year grant of $430,000 to the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution will support planning activities to advance the Global Compact on Learning, including designing a governance structure for multi-stakeholder collaboration and a research agenda on post-primary education.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Center for Universal Education $1,205,000 between 2002 and 2014.

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