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
of primary teachers
received pre- or in-service training in GPE partner developing countries in 2014
GPE partner countries
have achieved gender parity in primary school completion or have more girls than boys completing primary school
US$4.6 billion
in grants
have been allocated to education by GPE since 2003

Our Impact

GPE and UNGEI introduce Guidance for Developing Gender-Responsive Education Sector Plans, a tool that brings a gender lens to education analysis and planning
Meet 11 year old Jessica Prudent from Port-au-Prince who for the past six years, has been able to go to school thanks to the Education for All Program, which paid for her tuition fees. The Education...
In 2015, results from the Zimbabwe Early Learning Assessment (ZELA) showed promising improvements. This progress in learning was largely due to the focused strategies and programs implemented by the...
Meet Rumana, a 26-year-old woman from Sudan, who as a child didn’t go to school so she didn’t learn to read or write. After taking lessons at home to learn the basics, she started going to school and...

Our Latest Blogs

A government school on the outskirts of Juba, South Sudan. May 2013. Credit: GPE/David K. Bridges
April 25, 2017
The global initiative on out-of-school children, a joint UIS and UNICEF project supported by a GPE grant, helped more than 70 countries develop and...
Preschool textbooks. Mnyimbi TuTu Center, North province, Zanzibar. Tanzania, April 2017 Credit: GPE/Chantal Rigaud
April 23, 2017
World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated every year on April 23.
Education makes people care about the environment
April 22, 2017
To celebrate Earth Day we created an infographic highlighting the strong links between education and environmental awareness and impact