Global Initiative on Quality Education Against Poverty and Inequality (EAPI) is an Oxfam IBIS advocacy programme in education with a global outreach
EAPI came into being in 2014 in order to step up the fight for quality education in Latin America and Africa.
In other words, it does not just involve making sure all children go to school. If education is to be a way of combating poverty and achieving equality and development, this education has to be of good quality.
This is why inclusion of linguistic diversity, broad understanding of quality and rights-based access to education in the global political education targets adopted at the World Congress on Education in the spring of 2015 was such a success for EAPI.
Everyone has a right to a holistic quality education. Our vision is that education systems enable everyone (especially girls and young women, indigenous people and children living in fragile situations) to:
The EAPI helps organisations and networks on a national, regional and international level to implement changes to laws, regulations and policies relating to education and to ensure that governments stand by their commitments to guarantee free quality education for all. The programme works with quality in education and the financing of quality education.
Partners: The Africa Network Campaign on Education For All (ANCEFA), Campaña Latinoamericana por el Derecho a la Educación (CLADE), Global Campaign for Education (GCE)