Restoring hope to learn


“When I joined this school, I could hardly read and write. Now I am the best in my class; I can even speak English. When I grow up I want to be a doctor and help all people who are sick or hurt,” says 12-year-old Hamdi.
Workshop in Jordan with dynamic young leaders from the MENA region


December 23, 2015
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) organized a MENA regional advocacy workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) for young people, which took place between the 12th to the 16th of December 2015 in Amman, Jordan.
First Arab Regional Meeting on Education 2030


December 17, 2015
EAC members Mary Joy Pigozzi and Said Yasin participated in the Arab Regional Meeting on Education convened by UNESCO at Cairo, Egypt, 15-16 December 16, 2015.
HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser 's opening keynote address at WISE 2015


November 15, 2015
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser gave a keynote speech at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) on the 4th of November 2015 where she praised the achievements of EAC.
Poverty and Quality of Education


November 05, 2015
At this year’s WISE Summit, Education Above All Foundation is exploring some of the key factors affecting education access around the world.
Become a Partner

The power of partnership is critical to our operational framework. We recognise that there are many organisations that are already very active in working to get, and keep children in quality primary education programmes, and have extensive knowledge about the challenges that out of school children face.  EAC seeks partners to support the acceleration the identification, enrollment and completion of a quality primary education for a significant number of out of school children.

If your organisation shares EAC’s vision of a world where every individual has the opportunity to learn through a quality primary education, and is interested in becoming an EAC partner, please visit the ‘Become A Partner’ section of our website to discover more about EAC partnership types and criteria.  Guidelines on submitting an Expression of Interest for partnership can also be found in this section.

Priority Countries


Based on international statistics, EAC has identified a number of priority countries where it supports partners’ efforts.

EAC is open to working with partners in these countries towards the enrollment of many more children, into quality education programmes.





School of Wisdom and Knowledge


Tulsi Khetaji Meghwal, daughter of a roadside vegetable vendor in Ahmedabad, India, has just passed her board exams with distinction and is off to study engineering at college.
A new photo book keeps focus on out of school children


As part of its continued effort to highlight the pressing need for primary education for all, Educate A Child, a programme of the Education Above All Foundation (EAA), officially launched a new book at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris in October.
Restoring hope to learn


“When I joined this school, I could hardly read and write. Now I am the best in my class; I can even speak English. When I grow up I want to be a doctor and help all people who are sick or hurt,” says 12-year-old Hamdi.
Educate A Child and Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS) in Bangladesh


High-quality education for out of school children in Bangladesh – the Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS) children and their Ananda Niketon schools.
Building Tomorrow


“You have saved our children from studying under a tree,” said Muganga, chairman of the building committee at the opening of the Building Tomorrow Primary School of Mabaale. “We cannot extend enough thanks for the good work that has been done here.”
Educate A Child invites you to make a donation

On average EAC invests US $100 to enable a child to fulfil its right to a quality primary education.

  • 2012/2013: EAC enrolled over 500,000 Out of School Children and partners committed to enrol 1.5 Million.
  • 2013/2014: EAC enrolled over 533,000 additional Out of School Children and enrolment commitments increased to 2 Million.
  • 2014/2015: EAC enrolments exceeded 2.1 Million Out of School Children and partner enrolment commitments increased to more than 6 Million.
  • 2015/2016: To date over 3.3 million are enrolled and EAC partners have committed to enrol more than 6.7 Million Out of School Children.
  • 46 projects in 40 countries.

Your support in helping Educate A Child achieve its goal to reach 10 million Out of School Children by the end of 2016 will make a big difference.



Join the EAC Team

EAC is, at its heart, is a commitment to children who are out of school; we help to provide millions of children with an opportunity to learn and to surpass the very real and significant barriers to education that they face, each and every day.

We are searching for the best candidates to join us in our unwavering mission to enrol and retain 10 million out of school children in quality primary education programmes.  If you think you can support us in achieving our goals and would like to join our growing team, please review the current vacancies below, which also contain information on how to apply:

Educate A Child is focused and enthusiastic in its search for new team members; however, please note that due to the size of our small but growing team, EAC is unable to accept speculative applications and can only consider candidates that strongly match the advertised job descriptions.  

If your profile does not match the job description for the role that you are interested in and you feel that you can add value in another area, please visit the careers page at our parent foundation website: Education Above All and review the other roles currently available.
EAC wishes you all the best in your career search.

Disclaimer: The graphic presentation of boundaries used by EAA/EAC in this map is consistent with those produced by the UN Cartographic Section. This map is provided to facilitate the general location of supported projects. EAA/EAC does not have an official position regarding boundaries of or disputed boundaries between countries.

Meet our partners

EAC works with a diverse set of partners to accelerate the identification, enrolment and completion of primary education for a significant number of out of school children.