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Reaching global goals through local action

The Global Partnership for Education: Reaching global goals through local action

We are determined to achieve a world in which every person experiences the power of a great education. We are dedicated to strengthening education systems in developing countries to dramatically improve access and learning outcomes.

Quality education for all is the foundation of a world that is prosperous, peaceful, equitable, and ready for the future.

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The Global Partnership for Education: Reaching global goals through local action

Transforming the world through education

The World Today
in developing countries:
Children
Children
Children
1 in 8 children not in school
Children
2 in 8 youth unable to read
The World Today in developing countries
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The Global Partnership for Education
Transforming the world through educating the poorest and most at risk children and young people
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Mobilizing globally
Mobilizing globally
Mobilizing globally
Mobilizing globally
Funding, knowledge, and political will
Mobilizing globally
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Acting locally
Acting locally
Acting locally
Acting locally
Locking together better planning, more financing, and mutual accountability
Acting locally
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Implementing systemic change
Implementing systemic change
Implementing systemic change
Implementing systemic change
Implementing systemic change
Implementing systemic change
Implementing systemic change
Stronger education systems
Better schools
Implementing systemic change
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Securing a better future
Securing a better future
Securing a better future
Securing a better future
Better learning outcomes
More children in school
Greater equity
The World We Want
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The World We Want
The World We Want
The World We Want
The World We Want
Less poverty
More productivity
Empowered citizens
Healthier people
The World We Want

What we do

Financing at scale

Financing at scale

In the last 10 years, GPE directly invested more than US$4.4 billion in education in developing countries. That money has leveraged billions in increased national spending.

Harnessing skills and talent

Harnessing skills and talent

GPE includes more than 60 developing country governments and more than 20 donor nations, civil society organizations, private foundations and companies, professional teacher bodies, and multilateral agencies.

Working in the hardest places

Working in the hardest places

Almost 50% of GPE funds go to countries affected by fragility and conflict, accelerating support to the most vulnerable

Funding for results

Funding for results

GPE grants strengthen education systems to improve access, quality, equity, and data collection – with 30% only paid if specific targets are reached.

Sharing best practice

Sharing best practice

GPE enables developing countries to address common education challenges through learning from each other and accessing the best technical expertise.

Our vision and mission

Our Vision

Our vision is the UN Global Goal for education: "to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all."

Our Mission

Our mission is to mobilize global and national efforts to contribute to the achievement of equitable, quality education and learning for all, through inclusive partnership, a focus on effective and efficient education systems and increased financing.

Our goals and objectives

For the next five years we are mobilizing more funds as well as know-how from across the partnership in support of three strategic goals:
Goal 1 - Improved and more equitable learning outcomes
Goal 1
Improved and more equitable learning outcomes
Goal 2 - Increased equity, gender equality, and inclusion
Goal 2
Increased equity, gender equality, and inclusion
Goal 3 - Effective and efficient education systems
Goal 3
Effective and efficient education systems
To achieve these goals, we mobilize partners globally to support developing country governments to maximize impact locally.

Country-level objectives

Objective 1 - Strengthen education sector planning and policy implementation
Objective 1
Strengthen education sector planning and policy implementation
Objective 2 - Support mutual accountability through effective and inclusive sector policy dialogue and monitoring
Objective 2
Support mutual accountability through effective and inclusive sector policy dialogue and monitoring
Objective 3 - Ensure efficient and effective delivery of GPE support
Objective 3
Ensure efficient and effective delivery of GPE support

Global-level objectives

Objective 4 - Mobilize more and better financing
Objective 4
Mobilize more and better financing
Objective 5 - Build a stronger partnership
Objective 5
Build a stronger partnership

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Timeline

Explore the Global Partnership's milestones since its creation in 2002.

Timeline

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