Representatives Nita Lowey and Dave Reichert introduced the Education for All Act of 2016 that aims to expand children’s access to school around the world, and improve the quality of education. Among the calls of action in this legislation is more engagement with key partners such as the Global Partnership, to leverage U.S. contributions to achieve a greater overall impact.
The Global Partnership for Education and the World Bank have jointly agreed to provide a grant assistance of US$63.3 million to the Government of Nepal for the implementation of the School Sector Reform Programme and upcoming School Sector Development Plan.
In an effort to improve the female literacy rate and ensure enrollment of out-of-school girls in educational institutions, the government of Balochistan, Pakistan, has launched a new policy to eliminate gender segregation in schools.
The Government of Nepal and the World Bank signed an agreement today for Additional Financing grants to the ongoing Nepal School Sector Reform Program in the amount of US$59.3 million from the Global Partnership for Education and US$ 4 million from the Results in Education for All Children.