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

77 million more children were in primary school in 2016 in partner countries compared to 2002
77 million
more children
were in primary school in 2016 in partner countries compared to 2002
76% of children completed primary school in 2015 in partner countries compared to 63% in 2002
76%
of children
completed primary school in 2015 in partner countries compared to 63% in 2002
66% of partner countries had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2016 compared to 42% in 2002
66%
of partner countries
had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2016 compared to 42% in 2002
96% of education sector plans assessed in 2016/17 met quality standards compared to 58% in 2014/15
96%
of education sector plans
assessed in 2016/17 met quality standards compared to 58% in 2014/15

Our Impact

At the completion of the School Health Integrated Program (SHIP) in Cambodia, partners reflect on its achievements in getting children screened for worms and vision problems, to ensure their health...
Under the Uganda Teacher School Effectiveness Project, supported by a US$100 million grant from the Global Partnership for Education, the country has introduced an electronic inspection system.
The Global Book Alliance (founded by GPE and other partners) is launching a new global digital library in Ethiopia to increase the availability of free, high quality, reading resources for children...
How can donkey carts help improve access to education? They ensure children attend school daily and address parents’ concerns that they can make the long distance to school safely.

Our Latest Blogs

This 6-year old girl is able to go to primary school and use specially designed latrines in a child-friendly primary school in Kanyiosha, Burundi. Credit: UNICEF Burundi
July 20, 2018
Children with disabilities are some of the most marginalized children worldwide. Learn 5 facts about the challenges they experience in accessing education, and GPE’s efforts in ensuring none of them is left behind.
Students go home after school. Nyeri Primary School, Nyeri County, Kenya. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
July 19, 2018
What are the key education strategies that Kenya, Lesotho, South Sudan and Uganda are implementing to improve girls’ education?
A school girl during class at the Shahrinav District, School #39. Tajikistan. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand
July 18, 2018
Indicator 4.1.1 measures the quality of learning in primary and lower secondary education. Find out how it is calculated, produced, and interpreted.