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

Mali and Guinea are working on developing pedagogical approaches adapted to small rural schools. These activities are part of the overall education sector plans and are specifically supported by the...
In Nicaragua, newly constructed preschools, resembling the outside of a castle, combined with new learning materials and improved teacher training have created a stimulating atmosphere for children,...
Graph of the week: Significant progress has been made in enrolling children in pre-primary education in GPE partner developing countries between 2002 and 2014. Investing in pre-primary education is...
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