Global Partnership for Education

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

64 million
more children
were in primary school in 2014 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
78%
of primary teachers
received pre- or in-service training in GPE partner developing countries in 2014
36
GPE partner countries
have achieved gender parity in primary school completion or have more girls than boys completing primary school
US$4.7 billion
in grants
have been allocated to education by GPE since 2003

Our Impact

The Government of Nicaragua sees investing in early childhood education as a high priority.Quality preschool better prepares children for primary school and helps them to learn more and better.
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.
Despite a humanitarian crisis and an economy in tailspin, about 90% of Yemen's schools are open, with the government trying to continue the education of over 5 million children and youth, 73% of...
An interview with Liz K. Ahua of UNHCR and Douglas Lehman of GPE about the coordination of humanitarian and longer-term efforts in the crisis that affects Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon

Our Latest Blogs

L-R: President and First Lady Macri of Argentina, GPE Board Chair Julia Gillard, Norwegian PM Erna Solberg, Save the Children CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Shakira, Wongani Nyirenda and Gordon Brown at Global Citizen Festival Hamburg.  Credit: Jorg Modrow/ Global Citizen
July 21, 2017
For the first time, the G20’s Leaders’ Declaration included concrete recommendations to support education for all. This was in part thanks to...
Ghana’s Ministry of Education officials with Head of ECOWAS Education Unit; Ministry of The Gambia Representative and ADEA WGEMPS Officer. Credit: Alpha Bah
July 18, 2017
In 2006, the African Union (AU) committed to monitoring education management information systems (EMIS) under the Plan of Action for the Second...
Kate Fitzpatrick of Artlight Global teaches children in India
July 17, 2017
Artlight Global’s journey began at a Southeast-Asian Fulbright Conference in Jaipur, India, in early 2016, where the three authors found they shared...