Since 2002, GPE partners have achieved remarkable results and helped millions more children enroll in school for a quality education.

72 million more children were in primary school in 2015 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
72 million
more children
were in primary school in 2015 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
65% of GPE partner countries with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
65%
of GPE partner countries
with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
64% of GPE partner countries had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2015
64%
of GPE partner countries
had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2015
US$2.3 billion in GPE grants have been allocated to partner countries affected by fragility and conflict since 2003
US$2.3 billion
in GPE grants
have been allocated to partner countries affected by fragility and conflict since 2003

Our Impact

Following GPE’s Financing Conference held on February 1-2, 2018, the government of Malawi has committed to increase public education expenditure from 24% in 2018 to 31% in 2020. In an interview with...
In an effort to strengthen school leadership, Zambia’s ministry of general education is providing school leaders with toolkits, which give step-by-step guidance on implementing effective school...
The Global Partnership for Education and the World Bank Group approved a grant totaling US$100 million to improve learning outcomes within the first two sub-cycles of basic education in Madagascar.
Partners from Burkina Faso, Honduras, Kenya, Mauritania, Niger, Tajikistan and Uganda, whether ministry official, donor or CSO representative, share why they think GPE has the right approach to...

Our Latest Blogs

Young children gather to have breakfast at the Nkazi school in Moroni, Comoros. Credit: GPE/Aminata Maiga-Touré
May 21, 2018

Measuring equity in education is complex and can be done in many different ways. The FHI 360 team has developed a process to link two commonly used approaches into one 5-step process.

Pan African Conference on Education. Credit: UNESCO Africa
May 18, 2018
GPE youth advocate Edith Asamani participated in the Pan African Conference on Education in Nairobi last month. Along with about 40 other young education advocates, she ensured that the voice of youth was integrated into the deliberations and the outcome document about the continent’s education agenda.
Students at the Second Bourj Hammoud Public School raise their hands to answer their teachers questions, in Beirut, Lebanon on March 23, 2016. Credit: World Bank/Dominic Chavez
May 17, 2018

GPE youth advocate Mahmoud Khalil participated in a twitter chat with Alice Albright, CEO of GPE, during the GCE Global Action Week for Education 2018. Read what they had to say about why education for refugee children is critical to making the world more secure, equitable and prosperous.