Impact & Results

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Education Cannot Wait (ECW) delivers results for those left furthest behind, working at the nexus of humanitarian and development efforts.

ECW measures its results against the Fund’s strategic objectives: to inspire political support and financing, improve joint planning and timely response, strengthen capacity to respond, and improve data, evidence and accountability.

Main Results Dashboard

ECW delivers education in emergencies and protracted crises around the world with decisive speed, agility and strategic partnerships. See the impact and reach of our work on ECW’s Main Results Dashboard.

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COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 has disproportionately affected children, refugees and internally displaced people in crisis-affected countries, while exacerbating existing challenges. ECW responded rapidly to this crisis, providing emergency funds within weeks of the start of the pandemic.

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Annual Results Reports

ECW produces an Annual Results Report for all its donors, partners and the general public. The Report is both an accountability and transparency tool, presenting a comprehensive overview of the Fund’s progress towards the education outcomes of children and adolescents in emergencies and protracted crises.

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Knowledge and Resources

ECW supports the development of knowledge and resources for the education in emergencies and protracted crises sector through its Acceleration Facility. These knowledge products were generated through ECW funding and we encourage the use of these global public goods – please share widely!

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As a breakthrough fund created to transform the delivery of education in emergencies and protracted crises, evaluation is at the core of ECW's work to improve efficiency and accountability.

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