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$4.6 billion
in grants
have been allocated to education by GPE since 2003

Our Impact

The world community is closer to answering who is – and who is not – meeting agreed educational standards. Members of the Global Alliance to Monitor Learning (GAML), of which GPE is a member, met...
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 apply an innovative methodology to better identify...
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
12-year-old Zinah lives in Soanafindra, a village in the region of Antananarivo, Madagascar. In 2012, a tornado destroyed her school. Thanks to the support of GPE, she is now back in school....

Our Latest Blogs

420 million people would be lifted out of poverty with a secondary education. Credit: GEM Report
June 23, 2017
A new paper released by the Global Education Monitoring Report and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics shows that global poverty (the number of...
Children at Kapuri School, South Sudan Credit: UN Photo/JC McIlwaine
June 22, 2017
Since 2010, Africa Educational Trust (AET) has run an interactive radio learning program, called Speak-Up, aimed at increasing learning opportunities...
June 21, 2017
Zimbabwean Patrick Makokoro recently traveled the United States promoting early learning and the work of GPE