Global Partnership for Education

Since 2002, GPE partners have achieved remarkable results and helped millions more children enroll in school for a quality education.

72 million more children were in primary school in 2015 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
72 million
more children
were in primary school in 2015 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
65% of GPE partner countries with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
65%
of GPE partner countries
with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
64% of GPE partner countries have as many girls as boys completing primary school compared to 62% in 2013
64%
of GPE partner countries
have as many girls as boys completing primary school compared to 62% in 2013
US$2.3 billion in GPE grants have been allocated to partner countries affected by fragility and conflict since 2003
US$2.3 billion
in GPE grants
have been allocated to partner countries affected by fragility and conflict since 2003

Our Impact

Joint sector reviews (JSRs) have emerged as an important forum for coordinating education stakeholders, enabling data gathering for sector performance analysis, joint learning, and decision-making,...
In an effort to improve teacher absenteeism, Kenya with support from a US$88.4 million grant from GPE has developed a new Teacher Performance Appraisal Development tool which allows to monitor...
1,696 secondary schools in Tanzania will receive laboratory equipment and 213 special needs schools will benefit from learning and teaching materials, in an effort to improve the teaching of science...
In contrast to the general stagnation of aid to education, GPE disbursements increased from 2010-2015 and we are now the second-largest multilateral donor to basic and secondary education.

Our Latest Blogs

Participants from Asia and Pacific, East Asia, Central Asia, Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean who prepared the GPE Board meeting of December 15-16, 2014 in Washington. Credit: GPE/Chantal Rigaud
August 21, 2017
Earlier this year, Universalia conducted an independent evaluation to analyze the effectiveness of the DCP pre-Board constituency meetings in...
15-year-old Abdul Mutallab, gathers grass to sell at an internally displaced people settlement in Nigeria. Abdul has no family in the settlement. He followed this group when they were running away from attacks and got separated from his own family. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
August 18, 2017
World Humanitarian Day is held every year on August 19 to raise awareness and support for those individuals that are affected by crisis around the...
A girl in Murape Primary School, Zimbabwe. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand
August 17, 2017
In an effort to further enhance its impact, GPE is in the process of developing two new funding mechanisms which aim to fund knowledge and innovation...