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 had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2015
64%
of GPE partner countries
had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2015
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

Meet Gilles from Cameroon, who shares his inspiring story on how education saved him from a life on the streets.
Kenya has a large and complex education system with an estimated 12 million children in about 120,000 institutions, including pre-primary schools. The Kenyan government is working with GPE to...
Through the Early Child Education project, financed by GPE, 100 formal schools and community-based preschools have opened in Cambodia, benefiting more than 125,000 students aged 3-5 years old.
Kenya is allocating more than Sh1 billion, from a grant by the Global Partnership for Education, to 3,654 primary schools to improve the teaching of mathematics for students in grades 1 and 2.

Our Latest Blogs

Children draw at School #4 in Tajikistan. Credit: GPE/ Carine Durand
November 20, 2017
Universal Children’s Day presents an opportunity to advocate, promote, and celebrate children's rights. On this important day, we review 5 key...
Two girls take care of their younger siblings in Nigeria. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
November 17, 2017
On Universal Children’s Day (November 20) GPE youth advocates will call on world leaders to #FundEducation and #ShapeTheFuture through Facebook Live...
This 3-year old boy likely followed an older brother or sister into class, which should start at 4. Mnyimbi TuTu center in the North province, Zanzibar. Credit: GPE/Chantal Rigaud
November 14, 2017
GPE and UNESCO join forces to strengthen the capacity of ministries of education on EMIS in an effort to improve planning and monitoring activities...