Educate A Child Goes to WISE 2019!


January 06, 2020
WISE 2019 brought together a formidable array of education stakeholders, development actors, eminent personalities, teachers and students to call attention to the changing nature of the education landscape in the 21st Century and the imperatives of awareness and responsible action. Amid this beehive of activity, EAC planned a wide range of panel discussions, launched its new ZERO Strategy through a landmark plenary session and signed formal agreements to continue to reach OOSC and at-risk children worldwide.
Hindsight is 20/20: Education for the Eradication of Poverty


October 28, 2020
Against the backdrop of COVID-19 and its impact on education, especially for the most vulnerable out of school children (OOSC), the policy-making community and development actors should renew their commitment towards poverty reduction vis-à-vis the right to education.


August 20, 2020
In light of the pandemic, not only do we celebrate the tireless work of doctors and nurses but also the extraordinary work of our partners who are working around the clock to ensure continuity of education and learning for the most vulnerable children.
EAA hosts 'Education and the Trying Times of COVID-19’, a high-level event at UN HLPF 2020


July 09, 2020
The side-event highlighted strong financial commitments from ODAs, Development Banks and NGOs for out of school children.
Can the COVID double jeopardy be turned into opportunity for the most marginalised children?


June 11, 2020
COVID-19 is double jeopardy for the hardest-to-reach out of school children.
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.





Mobilising Resources for the Most Marginalised Children: Expanding Private Sector and Non-traditional Funding

Occasional Papers

December 29, 2020
Many countries struggle to provide quality education for children already enrolled in school and do not have the resources to ensure full universal primary education (UPE), even though commitments to UPE are included in most 2030 national strategies for education. One of the persistent challenges to meeting SDG 4 targets is insufficient financial resources. Since inception, EAC's approach has been to work in partnership and emphasise innovations that bring about such solutions and keep the focus on the education rights of the world's most marginalised OOSC.
On World Book Day Reading Brings Joy


April 23, 2020
In Cambodia, Educate A Child (EAC), a global programme of the Education Above All Foundation (EAA), and Aide et Action (AEA) have been collaborating through the Education For All: An Integrated Approach project to enrol vulnerable OOSC into primary education and improve the quality of education across the country.
A Valuable Lesson


A new approach to schooling in Myanmar is winning big smiles
A New Lease of Life


Helping children in North India by preparing them for formal education
A Bright New Day


Breaking down barriers to give children in Uganda a better future
Educate A Child invites you to make a donation

On average, EAC invests US$100 to enable a child to fulfil her/his 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: EAC enrolments surpassed 3.3 million out of school children and partners committed to enrolling more than 6.9 million.
  • 2016/2017: EAC has enrolled more than 5 million out of school children worldwide have been enrolled and EAC partners have committed to enrolling upwards of 7.2 million.
  • 2017: EAC has enrolled more than 5.7 million out of school children to date and has partnership commitments in place to reach 8.8 million.
  • 2018: EAC has enrolled more than 7.5 million out of school children to date and has partnership commitments in place to reach 10.4 million.
  • 2019: EAC has enrolled more than 8.4 million out of school children to date and has partnership commitments in place to reach 10.4 million.
  • Since inception, EAC has implemented 72 projects in 50 countries.

Your support in helping Educate A Child to achieve its goal to reach 10 million Out of School Children 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.