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A girl writes on her slate during class in Mali. Credit: GPE/Michelle Mesen
Switzerland, a GPE donor partner since 2009, has announced an increase of its contribution to the Global Partnership for Education of US$41.5 million for the period 2017-2020.


GPE prioritizes gender equality
GPE prioritizes gender equality
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.

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Julia Gillard and Wongani Nyirenda at the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg, July 6, 2017. Credit: GPE/Sally-Anne Henfry
Statement by Julia Gillard, Board Chair of the Global Partnership for Education, on the G20 commitment on education
Julia Gillard welcomes the inclusion of education in the G20 communique, including a reference to the Global Partnership for Education.

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A student reads in front of the class. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Credit GPE/Jeff Ramin
Pacific Islands' countries reflect on the importance of early childhood readiness
More than 80 Pacific Islanders working in early childhood education and readiness met this week in Port Vila, Vanuatu, during a workshop supported by the Pacific Early Age Readiness and Learning (PEARL) Program, to discuss best practice, and share experiences and responses to address the challenges commonly experienced in implementing, monitoring, and evaluating education programs and policies in the Pacific


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