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

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...
Photo of the week: Civil society organizations, often supported by GPE's Civil Society Education Fund, play a key role in ensuring governments are held accountable for their domestic financing...
Meet 11 year old Jessica Prudent from Port-au-Prince who for the past six years, has been able to go to school thanks to the Education for All Program, which paid for her tuition fees. The Education...
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

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