We seek to improve educational opportunities for disadvantaged young people around the world, at scale.
Why we focus on education
Driven by a desire to have a global impact and tackle a root-cause issue, the Atlassian Foundation focuses on maximising our impact through education.
Education is the most empowering force in the world. It creates knowledge, builds confidence, and breaks down barriers to opportunity. It is key to breaking cycles of poverty and disadvantage.
However, if current trends continue, by 2030 over half of the world’s 1.6 billion young people will lack the skills necessary to work and thrive in the 21st century.
This is why we’re passionate about education at scale. We bring the best of Atlassian - funding, people and product - to unleash the potential of the world’s most impactful education innovators.
How we focus on education
Global Education Strategy
Find out how we support global education efforts and collaborate with our partners.
Atlassian Foundation International Limited (AFIL)
Atlassian Foundation International Limited (AFIL) is a separately regulated institution that has collaboration agreements with a wide range of organisations across a number of countries. AFIL provides aid to low-income communities by collaborating with in-country organisations. Its primary focus is developing sustainable education solutions to break the cycle of poverty.
How we measure impact
Consistent with our Global Education Strategy, to help young people build the skills they need to thrive in the 21st century, the organisations we support are working to achieve five key short-term outcomes:
Better knowledge, resources, networks and capabilities among education stakeholders
Evidence base grows around sound approaches and many grow
More available funding and financing within the education system
New ideas are trialled for viability impact, scale potential, and some succeed
Proven education approaches are scaled significantly