Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Theirworld is an innovative charity which helps children to fulfil their potential.

Through research, pilot projects and campaigning, Theirworld is at the forefront of testing and shaping new ideas to help give children in the United Kingdom and around the world the best possible start in life.

We are an international campaign with a diverse team from several countries. We have offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.

Launched in 2013, we are now a movement of hundreds of thousands of people from more than 250 civil society, teacher, faiths, youth, business, international and non-governmental organisations. We have 500 Global Youth Ambassadors campaigning in 85 countries across the globe.

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26 Apr 2017 description
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Hundreds of schools have been bombed or closed - but the international community has not done enough to support education, according to Save the Children.

International leaders are failing to help reopen schools and get children back into education in Yemen, according to a charity.

Save the Children said education continues to suffer greatly due to the ongoing war, with little international financial help - despite 1660 schools having been bombed or closed.

Many more schools are at imminent risk of closure because teachers have not been paid for six months.

20 Apr 2017 description
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Ewan Watt
Online Editor, Theirworld

A new finance mechanism is needed to deliver education for all by 2030 - including every refugee and displaced child - the United Nations envoy said.

It may not have the catchiest name. But the International Finance Facility for Education is a bold plan that can help to make history.

With global co-operation, the IFFEd is the vital ingredient that could get every child in the world into school and learning.

11 Apr 2017 description
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Laughter rings out and there is an atmosphere of excitement and joyful chaos. Children are perched on stilts, others spin plates or happily perform aerial dances.

This is not a big top circus in a major city but a house in southeastern Turkey, where Syrian refugee children learn circus tricks in an innovative programme to help integrate into their foreign host country.

The Her Yerde Sanat association (Turkish for "Art Anywhere") works with 120 young people aged three to 20.

31 Mar 2017 description
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Shanyn Ronis - named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Education list - tells how her Education Global Access Program aims to train 3000 teachers this year in Africa and Latin America. What do teachers do? They teach, obviously! But they also inspire young people, serve as role models and even save lives.

16 Mar 2017 description
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Many children are back to school for the first time in two years - but concern about unexploded devices in and around schools is still high.

At least 320 schools have reopened in eastern Mosul and nearby towns - allowing around 258,000 children to return to education while fighting continues in the west of the embattled Iraqi city.

Some of the children had been out of school for more than two years, with girls largely banned from getting an education by the terror group Islamic State.