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

New guidance developed by GPE and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) ] supports practitioners to refresh their knowledge of gender equality, to identify, better understand and...
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....
The GPE Focal Point at the Ministry of Education in Chad, writes about how accelerated funding and support for refugee and displaced populations in the Lake Chad region has made a difference
GPE launches its Results Report 2015/2016, which monitors the partnership’s progress in meeting its goals and objectives for improved learning, through educational systems that are responsive to...

Our Latest Blogs

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...
Deaf children reciting poetry at the Baba Dogo school in Kenya. Credit: Deaf Child Worldwide
July 13, 2017
With over 2,000 children at the school, only a tiny minority learn sign language. The rest of the school’s hearing children don’t have the...