As it Assumes Leadership of the Global Education Agenda, the UK Slashes Its Own Aid to Education

Center for Global Development
Education Financing

2021 was to be the year in which the UK took leadership of global education. So it’s devastating that, instead of demonstrating its commitment to education during this moment in the spotlight, the UK government has chosen to cut education spending by more than 40 percent, compared with overall aid cuts of around 25 percent.