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...
With a US$20.6 million in grant approved by GPE, Cambodia is launching an initiative to improve the quality of primary education, especially in grades 1, 2 and 3.
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...
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

Students at Sandogo “B” primary school, Ouagadougou. Burkina Faso. Credit: GPE Kelley Lynch
September 19, 2018

On the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week, education will feature prominently at 3 high-level events. Stay up to date via webcast and social media

Teacher and Headmaster Ballaaf Ould Salem Vall, religious studies and civics teacher at College Riyad 5, Tarhil, Nouakchott, Mauritania. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
September 12, 2018
Learn more about SDG 4 indicators 4.a.1, 4.b.1 and 4.c.1
What do you want from the new Global Education Data Portal?
September 11, 2018
Make your voice heard via an online consultation about the new Global Education Data Portal (GEDP), which is being developed by the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS). It will be a unique resource centered on the needs of its users, a one-stop shop for the best possible data on education.