Through our Valuing Teachers advocacy campaign, VSO has been lobbying governments and donors about the need for investment to enable the recruitment, training and retention of sufficient numbers of professional teachers. Investment in teachers will help to achieve quality education for all.
The relevance of our Valuing Teachers advocacy was apparent when I… Read more »
When I was visiting VSO Netherlands recently, I met a VSO partner who does a lot of successful advocacy work. Washington Opiyo, from Liverpool VCT, was visiting from Kenya to meet some Dutch MPs. Liverpool VCT provides HIV services for disabled people and is supported by VSO Netherlands and VSO… Read more »
VSO will have a strong presence at the Second Global Forum on Human Resources, organised by the World Health Organisation, taking place in Bangkok in January. The last forum in 2008 resulted in the Kampala Declaration and Agenda for Global Action, which received wide international endorsement. It provided a framework for priority actions… Read more »
On International Volunteer Day I thought it would be a great opportunity to tell you more about our work to improve the policies that affect volunteerism. As a development organisation that works through volunteers, VSO is keen to engage with other organisations that work with volunteers. United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is… Read more »