Bring Quality Education to 50MM Brazilian Children

by Todos Pela Educacao
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Bring Quality Education to 50MM Brazilian Children
Bring Quality Education to 50MM Brazilian Children
Bring Quality Education to 50MM Brazilian Children
Bring Quality Education to 50MM Brazilian Children
Bring Quality Education to 50MM Brazilian Children

Project Report | Apr 21, 2022
1nd Quarter 2022 Report

By Todos Pela Educacao | Todos Pela Educacao



2022: a year of decisive choices for the present and future of Brazilian Basic Education

At the beginning of this very decisive year for Brazil, All For Education makes a special invitation for 2022: to take advantage of the electoral debate and discuss the future of the country in depth - and for All For Education, there is only a promising future if we have quality basic education for all children and young people. This means debating and committing to a concrete agenda that reconciles structural challenges with emergency and long-term responses, including the effects of the pandemic in Education. 

For Todos, the bet for the future is this: Education Now 2022: contributions to the construction of a systemic agenda for Brazilian Basic Education.

Check out what we did in the first quarter.


We work to change the quality of Basic Education in Brazil and, to this end, we produce knowledge, compile and analyze data and information, make diagnoses, and, always based on evidence, formulate educational public policies. 


With the support of specialists and other civil society organizations, we have produced Educação Já 2022: contribuições para a construção de uma agenda sistêmica para a Educação Básica Brasileira. Sent to a wide range of political players, the document will be launched at the All for Education Annual Meeting, on April 26. The agenda includes recommendations for emergency actions, to mitigate the effects of the pandemic in Basic Education, and proposals for structural measures, articulated in a systemic way, to raise the quality of Basic Education and reduce inequalities in the country's educational systems. 

>> Education Now 2022 is directly linked to Todos's organizational goal of implementing "Education Now 2022" in all its aspects - technical, political, and mobilization.



One of the missions of Todos is to mobilize and articulate with the public authorities and key players the agenda of Brazilian Basic Education.


We have been all over the country, from north to south, raising the awareness of municipal public administrators about the importance of prioritizing Basic Education, with the Commitment to Education program. The first edition of the program, launched in 2021, came to an end in the first quarter of 2022, reaching its main goal: municipalities from all regions of Brazil engaged in an agenda that prioritizes Public Basic Education. In a satisfaction survey conducted by Todos, 97% of the participants said they would recommend the training to other public administrators. New waves of Commitment to Education are planned for the coming months, and efforts continue so that more municipalities can receive the Seal. 


In numbers:

- 290 municipalities received the Seal of Commitment to Education

- 23 Brazilian states reached


In March, the Senate ratified the beginning of a historic moment when it approved the Complementary Law Project that institutes the National Education System (SNE), the result of a long and deep debate over the past years among parliamentarians, educators, specialists, and civil society organizations such as All for Education. The SNE gives Brazil the tools to guarantee the right to quality public education for all.

Understand here the main changes brought by the SNE, which now needs to be approved by the House of Representatives.

>> The approval of the SNE is directly linked to Todos's organizational goal of continuing the projects already consolidated and the high-impact fronts started in 2021 and directly related to the advancement of Education Now.


We promote the monitoring of results and implementation processes of educational policies.


A technical note produced by Todos showed the size of the pandemic's impact on Brazilian public education. Produced based on the continuous Pnad from 2012 to 2021, the note recorded the 66.3% increase in the number of 6- and 7-year-old children who, according to their guardians, could not read and write. The number went from 1.4 million in 2019 to 2.4 million in 2021. The content was featured in the national and international press (see below).

Read the note here 



Todos has produced several public positions on 2022. Read our latest publications:

About the vetoes of the MEC 2022 budget

On the accusation of MEC favoring pastors

About the minister's request for resignation

>> The technical note on the impacts of the pandemic on literacy is directly linked to Todos's organizational goal of implementing "Education Now 2022" in all its aspects - technical/political and mobilization.



We occupy spaces in the public sphere in order to prioritize and put on the agenda the debate about the importance and urgency of quality Basic Education in Brazil.


Broadcast of Education That Makes a Difference on CNN

In partnership with Todos, CNN Brazil registered good practices in Education, an inspiration for the whole country. Watch

Priscila Cruz on Folha de S.Paulo - The myths against Brazilian education

In an interview, the CEO of Todos commented on the various myths that Brazilian education is a wasteland and take away the motivation to make it a priority in the country. "There are some myths that people repeat without reflection and they take away the motivation of those who are working for education." Read

Priscila Cruz at GloboNews

On GloboNews' Jornal das Dez, Priscila Cruz analyzed the cut made by the federal government in Education funds. Watch

Technical Note on Literacy

The technical note from Todos registering the drop in literacy at the correct age has gained wide media coverage throughout Brazil. Check it out at

International spotlight

China's CGTN TV featured Todos's analysis of the pandemic's impact on Brazilian children's literacy. Watch

Denunciation of MEC favoritism to pastors

Also highlighted in vehicles such as O Estado de S.Paulo and Folha de S.Paulo was Todos's position on the accusation of MEC favoring pastors

Exoneration of the Minister of Education

As a result of the very serious denunciations at the MEC, Minister Milton Ribeiro asked to resign from his position, prompting an analysis by Todos that was highlighted in the national press. Check ou



Capital Dialogues 

With technical support from Todos, Carta Capital magazine dedicated an edition of the series "Capital Dialogues" to Education. With the debate "Basic Education: paths to recovery", politicians and specialists discussed ways to overcome challenges left by the pandemic. Watch  

Success Stories

Live from CNN Brazil, in partnership with Todos, highlighted examples of success in Brazilian public education, expanding the debate initiated in the network's special reports that cover excerpts from the series Education That Works. Check it out at


The CEO of Todos, Priscila Cruz, joined technology specialist Ronaldo Lemos to discuss the challenges of Education for 2022, in a webinar promoted by Valor Econômico newspaper. Watch


Follow our latest initiatives for institutional strengthening, fundamental to the creation of conditions for the fulfillment of our mission.


Todos was awarded the CNN Notables Award - Education Category, presented in a ceremony held in São Paulo, in March. A recognition of our work throughout 2021, in the fight against the setbacks in public education caused by the pandemic. Check it out


Todos has released its 2021 Activities Report, a document that records the broad spectrum of contributions in a challenging year - effort, work, and achievements that were divided between the emergency and the structural. Read


Our team participated in the trainings held by Mahin Consultoria Antirracista, in a fundamental trail to reduce inequalities. Check out


>> These actions are directly linked to the organizational goal of consolidating institutional strengthening and internal management efforts.

The first quarter of 2022 is already over. We still have many months ahead of us and a challenge as big as Brazil's: to guarantee a quality and equitable Basic Education for all of the country's children and young people. Your support up to this point has been fundamental for all these actions, and many others, to get off the drawing board. From all the people who make up All For Education, thank you very much!

All For Education is a non-profit, non-governmental organization with no ties to political parties. We are privately funded and receive no public funding whatsoever. Learn more here.


Education Now Caravans - 90%.

All for Education is promoting a journey through all Brazilian regions to listen to and mobilize civil society and local political leaders from various sectors on behalf of the cause of Public Basic Education in this decisive year.

Annual Meeting Education Now 2022 - 70%

The Annual Meeting Education Now 2022 will take place on April 26th and will be a great work meeting to debate the current challenges and the ways to move forward in Brazilian Basic Education.

Panoramas of Basic Education - 30%.

The set of documents brings together the main educational information from the states and the Federal District. This monitoring can support public administrators (and other stakeholders) who want to build quality public debates on Basic Education in their locality and engage in improving educational outcomes.

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