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

The end of the year is near, so it's time to look back over the past 12 months and (re) discover 17 of the best stories on how education can make a difference.
Ten years ago, the government of Tajikistan started an ambitious education reform effort with the support from the Global Partnership for Education, World Bank, UNICEF and USAID. The new competency-...
Photo of the week: Fanti, 25 years old, had to go far away from home to study at the University of Lagos. However, she persevered because she knows that education will change her life.
Over the past decades, Burkina Faso has made impressive progress in education: from 60% of children out of school in the early 2000s to 70% of children now enrolled in primary school. But the country...

Our Latest Blogs

Monique attended the GPE Financing Conference in Dakar as the youth representative for the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC), telling her own story of missing out on education, and highlighting the crucial need for inclusive education for all children with disabilities. Credit: Humanity & Inclusion
February 22, 2018
Monique, a 23-year-old from Senegal who is deaf, attended the GPE Financing Conference in Dakar as the youth representative for the International...
Textbooks in Kiswahili at the TuTu center in Mnyimbi, North Province, Zanzibar. Tanzania. Crédit : GPE/Chantal Rigaud
February 21, 2018
Celebrated every year on February 21, International Mother Language Day reminds us of the key role mother tongue education plays in achieving...
Young students in Grade 6 in newly built school 'Collège moderne of N'Guyakro', in Côte d'Ivoire,. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand
February 20, 2018
Since 2014, foundations have not only become donors to the Global Partnership for Education and obtained a seat on its board, but they are also...