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Supporting girls' education

There is still a huge gender gap in education: globally, there are 31 million primary-age girls out of school and UNESCO reports that girls are more likely to never enter primary school than boys. We want to change this. Read more

How United World Schools began

When Chris Howarth volunteered in Cambodia in 2008, he met the remote community of Korng Nork. They faced a life of extreme poverty and isolation, and only spoke a unique indigenous language, meaning they could not access or communicate with their wider society. Read more

What we do

Education transforms lives. United World Schools develops schools in some of the world’s poorest regions to give children access to free education, teaching them to read, write and count. Read more

Our latest Annual Report is here

Throughout 2018, we continued to transform the lives of children in some of the world's poorest communities through education. Read more

Global Citizenship Scheme of Work

Discover our UWS Global Citizenship Scheme of Work Read more

Curriculum Resources: Lesson 1 (KS2)

Global Citizenship Scheme of Work: Lesson 1 (KS2) Read more

Fundraise for us

Fundraising volunteers make an essential contribution to the work we do to send children to school. Read more

Ways of Supporting UWS

There are plenty of exciting ways to fundraise for UWS. Read more

We teach the unreached

United World Schools (UWS) is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of children in some of the world's poorest regions through education. Read more


Find out about our latest UWS Vacancies. Read more

International Baccalaureate

Many of our Partner Schools use their UWS school partnership as a key element of their IB programme and CAS activities. Find out how UWS can support IB here. Read more

Global Citizenship Award

A global citizen is someone who cares about others and the world they live in. They take action to support causes they believe in, and work to protect their planet. Find out about our Global Citizenship Award for schools. Read more

School fundraising kit

Download your free UWS fundraising kit here! We've got everything you need to get your school fundraiser started. Read more

Become a partner school

Partnering with a UWS School is a great way to inspire global awareness among young minds. Find out how our school partnership scheme works and start your UWS story today by becoming a partner school. Read more