Sign the #UpForSchool Petition

59 million children around the world will not set foot in a classroom this year to start their education. We are here to change that. Stand #UpForSchool. Sign the #UpForSchool Petition calling on world leaders to deliver the commitments needed to get every child into school and learning. And learn more about the amazing things people are doing to support the #UpForSchool campaign.

Join the #UpForSchool movement

People power influences our decision-makers. Fact. We need your help to collect #UpForSchool Petition signatures around the world and build the world’s biggest petition. Download the #UpForSchool Action Pack. Schools can download our Teacher's Pack. Businesses can download the Business Action Pack. Young people can download the main action pack and also download the Youth Advocacy Toolkit. And use our Resources page to get social share images.

Become a Global Youth Ambassador

We have a fantastic network of 500 young activists in 85 countries who are Global Youth Ambassadors for A World at School. If you are a young leader aged between 16 and 29 with the interest, passion and dedication to be part of the global education solution, let us know. And read inspiring blogs from our Global Youth Ambassadors.

Learn about youth advocacy

The Youth Advocacy Toolkit is produced by Plan International, A World at School and The Youth Advocacy Group of the Global Education First Initiative with support from UNGEI and UNICEF. It is packed full of ideas, tools and inspiring stories, this fantastic resource helps young people advocate effectively for their right to an education.

Join the Global Faiths Coalition

The Global Faiths Coalition for Education unifies a diverse range of faiths-based organisations to support the universal right to education. It welcomes them all to join the campaign to ensure that being at school is a fundamental right of every child. See how faith groups are spreading the word.