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

Despite a humanitarian crisis and an economy in tailspin, about 90% of Yemen's schools are open, with the government trying to continue the education of over 5 million children and youth, 73% of...
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...
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 ambitious new framework will give GPE country partners the set of tools they need to ensure adequate financing to support quality education for all their children

Our Latest Blogs

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...
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