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System Strengthening


Global Schools Forum’s system strengthening work focuses on how non-state education can be harnessed to support and complement government provision, drawing on new ideas, energy and funding.




Build relationships with key strategic partners, including funders and policy makers, and amongst the community to support the scaling of promising solutions 


Engage in, and shape, global policy processes and discussions on how non-state capacity can be harnessed to improve education outcomes equitably 



Convene members and key actors from the non-state sector to discuss and collaborate around key issues impacting the sector 

We build relationships with key strategic partners, including funders and policymakers.

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All Hands On Deck For SDG 4

The All Hands On Deck For SDG 4 initiative creates resources and practical tools to support and foster better collaboration between non-state actors and governments.

Regulation research

Regulating Non-State Actors in Education

Collaborating with UNESCO, we conducted a joint study to explore the design and experience of regulation of non-state education across five low- and middle- income countries. Whilst the joint report with UNESCO will publish in November 2023, GSF’s background paper is available at the link below.

Finance For Education

Finance For Education Fund

Our Finance for Education Fund aims to improve schools’ access to impact-linked financing.

We partner strategically to shape policy and scale solutions.