The Global Campaign for Education is a civil society movement that promotes and defends education as a basic human right. The GCE's mission is to hold governments to account in order to provide free quality public education for all.
The GCE movement was a united civil society voice in the World Education Forum in Dakar in 2000. Today, the GCE represent over 100 national and regional education coalitions and international organisations. Membership is comprised of a huge variety of national, regional and international civil society organisations, teachers’ organisations, parents’ associations, women’s group, disabled people’s organisation, youth and student groups, academic or research institutions and child rights campaigners.