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EAA Unveils a Series of Activations on International Day of Education 2024

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Underscoring the urgent need for global attention to education in conflict zones

In commemoration of the International Day of Education, Education Above All Foundation (EAA) is proud to announce a series of impactful activations designed to emphasize the significance of education and address critical issues facing children and youth globally. 

Aligned with this year's theme, "Learning for Lasting Peace," these initiatives reflect EAA Foundation's steadfast commitment to making a positive impact through transformative educational interventions.

Education through the Lens of Azzam Al Mannai Exhibition

In collaboration with Qatar Foundation, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE), UNESCO, and renowned photographer Azzam Al Mannai, EAA invites the public to experience a compelling exhibition at Education City. Azzam Al Mannai's poignant images offer a unique perspective on the lives of formerly out-of-school children in Pakistan, illustrating the transformative power of education.

Education Under Attack Session

In partnership with Qatar Foundation, MOEHE, and UNESCO, EAA presents a panel discussion Education Under Attack. This session, featuring development experts including EAA’s Educate A Child Executive Director Dr. Mary Joy Pigozzi and Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict, Executive Director Maleiha Malik, and students from Sudan and Palestine aims to shed light on the multifaceted dimensions of the right to and protection of education within challenging contexts.

The Last Class Installation

Collaborating with Musheireb, EAA Foundation presents a thought-provoking installation titled "The Last Class." Located at Downtown Musheireb, the installation consists of 110 bags representing each day from the beginning of the war up until International Education Day, symbolizing the urgent need for global attention to education in crisis zones.

Publication: A Lost Generation

EAA releases a position paper on the situation in Sudan, with a focus on policy and law. The publication, titled "A Lost Generation," addresses the challenges faced by children in Sudan and advocates for urgent policy interventions.

Learning for Lasting Peace Session

In collaboration with EXPO, EAA hosts a session highlighting the critical connection between education and sustainable peace. The session will feature insights from EAA’s PEIC Head of Law and Policy Siraj Khan, emphasizing the role of education in fostering lasting peace.

Silatech Personality Matters Workshop

Conducted at the EXPO Innovation Center this workshop, in collaboration with Silatech, explores the significance of personality development in the context of education and employment.

ROTA Workshop by Erthna at the EAA Pavilion at EXPO

Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), a programme of EAA Foundation, hosts a workshop conducted by Erthna at the EAA Pavilion at EXPO, focusing on innovative approaches to climate education.

As EAA continues to champion the right to education globally, these initiatives underscore the foundation's commitment to creating positive change through transformative educational interventions.

Impact

"Humanity will not overcome the immense challenges we face unless we ensure that children get the quality education that equips them to play their part in the modern world." -- HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Surpassing

14.5 million

enrolment commitments for OOSC

9,800

Scholarships

89.5%

retention rate

395,558

Teachers trained

45,000

schools and classrooms