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
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.
Julia Gillard welcomes the inclusion of education in the G20 communique, including a reference to the Global Partnership for Education.
Despite the immense progress that has been made since 2000 in providing children access to school, 264 million children remain out-of-school across the world. 78 million of these children at the primary and lower-secondary level live in GPE partner countries, and nearly 57 million out-of-school children are in Sub-Saharan Africa
Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former Prime Minister of Denmark calls on world leaders to pay more attention to the crisis that prevents millions of children around the world from accessing education.