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

In Focus: School Health On the occasion of World Health Day, we emphasize how school-based health programs can significantly improve both health and learning for children. This is also evidenced in...
A few years ago, more than three children in Kenya had to share one math textbook, which had a negative impact in learning outcomes. Under the Primary Education Development program, funded by GPE,...
GPE and the World Bank approved a grant totaling US$100 million to improve learning in basic education. The grant will help improve reading and numeracy skills and reduce repetition rates. Madagascar...
Educators from across the Eastern Caribbean will gather in St. Lucia on April 3-4, 2018 for a regional teacher education conference to get a better understanding of the status of teacher education...

Our Latest Blogs

A school boy writes on his notebook at school. Nepal. Credit: Global Action Nepal
June 21, 2018
The Asia Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood conference brought together participants to advocate for and plan a multisectoral approach in early childhood through education.
Primary wing of Adarsha Saula Yubak Higher Secondary School, Bhainsipati, Lalitpur, Nepal. Credit: GPE/NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati
June 21, 2018
Nepal’s efforts to reduce disparities across the education sector are bearing fruit: in the last year, 24,090 children were enrolled in school.
Children earn a living by transporting goods inside the Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan. Credit: Mohamed Azakir/World Bank
June 20, 2018
On World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20, we share facts that remind us on the importance of ensuring that all children, including refugees, have access to education when they need it the most.