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

Read how Madagascar, Rwanda and Zambia, with support from GPE, are promoting learning in mother tongue to promote better learning.
A GPE grant supports the basic education recovery project in Sudan, which ensures that children across the country have equal access to quality basic education.
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...
Does a learning assessment matter if nobody understands or even reads the report? NEQMAP, ACER, and GPE share critical steps for translating assessment results into policy and practice to improve...

Our Latest Blogs

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...
April 23, 2017
World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated every year on April 23.
April 22, 2017
To celebrate Earth Day we created an infographic highlighting the strong links between education and environmental awareness and impact