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

Video of the week: Lalao Marie-Angèle, 22, lives in Masindray, Madagascar. 

In 2013, she opened her village’s first community school
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 new education sector plan being developed by the government of Zanzibar aims to expand early childhood education around the country
Photo story: See the impact of a GPE-funded program that, together with funding from other donors, is making a big difference in improving access to early childhood education and its quality in...

Our Latest Blogs

Julia Gillard in a meeting in Brussels, Belgium with Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo. Credit: Ministry of Development Cooperation/Belgium
May 26, 2017
GPE Board Chair wraps up a week in Europe advocating for increased financing for global education
May 25, 2017
New guidance developed by GPE and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) ] supports practitioners to refresh their knowledge of...
A teacher training workshop organized by UNESCO Bangkok in the Republic of Korea. Credit: UNESCO Bangkok
May 24, 2017
Our demands on teachers are high and so are the stakes: the quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers and the quality...