Global Action Week 2010: Financing for Education

TORONTO April 6, 2010 - Join ACCESS in a global movement for worldwide education. This year's Global Action Week will take place April 19 - 25 with the theme of Financing for Education. The campaign calls on Northern donors and Southern governments to provide the money needed to pay for teachers, books, classrooms and other essential components of learning.

The Canadian Global Campaign for Education invites schools to take part in 1GOAL: Lesson for All on April 20, 2010.
On this day in over 100 countries, global soccer stars and celebrities will join with millions of children in support of everyone having the chance to go to school and learn. Along with the event, the hope is to make history by setting a new World Record for the biggest ever simultaneous lesson, raising awareness for this important issue.
For Materials to participate in the Lesson for All, click here. To see the GCE's Global Action Week Policy Demands, click here.
Last year, ACCESS Charity participated in promoting The Big Read.
Global Action Week is lead by the Canadian Global Campaign for Education, a coalition of NGOs, research institutes, faculties of education and teachers’ federations that are helping more people receive a quality education throughout the world. The Education for All goals are widely supported by governments and organizations worldwide.
Support global education by donating to one of the international Education Initiatives of ACCESS: Allowing Children a Chance at Education:

ACCESS: Allowing Children a Chance at Education, Inc. is a youth-run organization aiming to provide needy children in the developing world with school uniforms and necessary school supplies, enabling them with the opportunity to obtain an education for a successful life. ACCESS also aims to educate North American youth about related world issues, and to inspire them to make a difference globally. For more information and resources, please visit

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