GPE in the News
Later this year, the Zimbabwe school examinations council is expected to introduce examinations in minority languages, as part of the provisions of the new curriculum that the ministry of primary and secondary education is spearheading. The curriculum review was financed by GPE and other partners.
The government of Canada has been a strong supporter of GPE, having contributed US$147 million to date with another US$45.5 million committed. However, to ensure that Global Goal 4 is realized, Canada along with other donors will need to step up their support.
With GPE in attendance, 80 national education actors gathered with development partners and representatives from 12 ministries at the two-day event sponsored by UNESCO to launch Senegal's Local Education Group (LEG), and discuss updates to the Education Sector Plan (PAQUET).
53 female teachers from across Somaliland completed a two-year diploma course in school management and administration from a UNICEF-sponsored program funded by GPE and implemented by Somaliland’s Ministry of Education.