—— The Coalition for Education in Solomon Islands
The Coalition for Education Solomon Islands (COESI) is a coalition of non- government organizations dedicated to the advancement of educational opportunities for all Solomon Island citizens, especially those from marginalized and disadvantaged groups.
COESI aims to provide a focal point through which civil society can contribute to education policy debates; provide knowledge building awareness on the SDG4 agenda, targets and indicators at the national level; to undertake research on education policy issues; to act as an information source for civil society organisations with an interest in education; to strengthen the capacity of its members, and civil society more broadly, and to participate actively and with authority in public debates on education in Solomon Islands.
Coalition for Education Solomon Islands (COESI) works at grassroots and National level, along with other civil society organisations and Non-Government Organisation (NGOs) to advocate for the development of education especially for the marginalized groups and also by providing capacity for COESI members to lobby and advocate on their own behalf.
COESI is a leading CSO in Solomon Islands with an interest in Education to raise awareness and advocate for compliance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG4, ‘Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education, and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.