News Coverage: This week, Bangladesh became the 60th developing country partner of the Global Partnership for Education.
This week, Bangladesh became the 60th developing country partner of the Global Partnership for Education. Working with GPE partners based in Bangladesh, the country has articulated its education priorities for the coming years including improving education for 19 million Bangladeshi children through more than 100,000 kindergartens, primary public schools and schools run by civil society organizations.
The Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) at its meeting in December agreed on an indicative allocation of USD 100mn to which Afghanistan can apply.
The government of Kenya has received a grant of US$88.4 million from the Global Partnership for Education.
In a country marred by violence and conflict, education has suffered, but with the help of international partners, children are slowly making their way back to school.