The Global Partnership for Education began a 3-year replenishment campaign in 2011. Since that time we have seen continued and reinvigorated political and financial support for basic education in developing countries.
GPE Pledging Conference in Copenhagen, November 8th, 2011
In the past 10 years, the international community has helped reduce the number of primary school-aged out-of-school children from over 100 million to 61 million. The cost of getting the remaining children into school and improving educational quality for all is small but the benefits are enormous.
In addition to our core mission of getting more children into school for a quality education, our strategic plan focuses on five core objectives for the next three years:
At the 2011 GPE Pledging Conference in Copenhagen, 60 partners gathered to show their support for education. Donor partners were encouraged to provide more predictable and effective aid, developing country partners were asked to deliver sustained levels of domestic resources for education, while the private sector, private foundations and civil society partners were asked to align their resources for efforts in the education sector.
Our goals for the Replenishment Campaign include:
So far, we have achieved: