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

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.
Kenya launched a new education information management system that will enable the government to mitigate wasteful use of resources.
Today a new report on the Economic Impacts of Child Marriage is launched by the World Bank and the International Center on Research for Women (ICRW). GPE contributed funding to this research. We...
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.

Our Latest Blogs

Ghana’s Ministry of Education officials with Head of ECOWAS Education Unit; Ministry of The Gambia Representative and ADEA WGEMPS Officer. Credit: Alpha Bah
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...
Kate Fitzpatrick of Artlight Global teaches children in India
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...
Deaf children reciting poetry at the Baba Dogo school in Kenya. Credit: Deaf Child Worldwide
July 13, 2017
With over 2,000 children at the school, only a tiny minority learn sign language. The rest of the school’s hearing children don’t have the...