• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
  • Founded2008

United World Schools (UWS)

UWS is an independent charity providing the opportunity to read, write and count to children who have been denied access to education. United World Schools creates educational opportunity for children living in the world’s poorest regions. They are driven by their global mission to help reach children that do not receive even the most basic education. United World Schools is dedicated to improving the educational opportunities for the world’s poor and marginalised children. They build schools and support communities by providing a free basic education for children who would otherwise go without. United World Schools is transforming the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable children. They have a unique, scalable and sustainable model that has the potential to change the face of primary education in the parts of the world that most need it. UWS has a very strong sense of social purpose combined with a balanced sustainable model that focuses on educating children in post-conflict developing countries whilst stimulating global cultural exchange and understanding. They are at a pivotal stage of their development, and have ambitious plans to grow and extend the impact on young people worldwide. UWS pilot phase (2009-11), driven by the effort of its founder working with indigenous people in remote north-east Cambodia, has demonstrated the viability, affordability and strength of its model. By actively partnering the newly built and run UWS community schools in poor and remote regions of the world with affluent ‘western’ schools and organisations, theyhave a sustainable model that works. UWS now has a genuine opportunity to expand its global reach. Vision To teach the unreached: where children in remote and post-conflict areas have access to basic education and improved life chances. Mission They work with communities to build schools and develop local teachers, providing a low cost and sustainable way to teach the unreached.
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

3Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Education Officer
    Myanmar, Myanmar
  • Grants Manager
    United Kingdom

Company Offices

  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • London
  • c/o Chris Outram, OC&C, 6 New Street Square