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 Amadou Diaré primary school in Dakar, 80% of students pass the final exam compared to only 47% last year. Thanks to targeted investments by the government, with the support of the Global...
Through the “School for All” project, children in Niger made impressive gains in math thanks to extra hours of class and support to teachers and communities, proving that tackling the learning crisis...
GPE has been supporting the government of Guyana improve the access and quality of early childhood education for the most disadvantaged children. Thanks to an integrated intervention that included...

Our latest blogs

December 10, 2018
On Human Rights Day, we reflect on the importance of incorporating human rights education into education systems.
December 07, 2018
On the margins of the GPE Board of Directors Meeting in Dublin, Ireland, GPE CEO Alice Albright visited a school and met with students.
December 04, 2018
The UNESCO Institutes for Statistics has launched the SDG 4 Data Digest 2018, which explores the internationally-comparable data needed to ensure the lifelong learning envisaged by SDG 4.