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

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...
In contrast to the general stagnation of aid to education, GPE disbursements increased from 2010-2015 and we are now the second-largest multilateral donor to basic and secondary education.
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...
In early March 2017, GPE and UNGEI launched a new tool to support partner countries in addressing gender equality as they prepare or revise their education sector plans.

Our Latest Blogs

July 21, 2017
For the first time, the G20’s Leaders’ Declaration included concrete recommendations to support education for all. This was in part thanks to...
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...
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...