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

With support from GPE, the government of Guyana is making great progress in improving early childhood education and reducing disparities in learning outcomes between coastal and hinterland areas.
At a high-level event in New York tomorrow co-hosted by GPE, the education community will discuss further action to ensure refugee children can still go to school. Here’s what GPE is already doing.
Thanks to US$100 million from GPE, Kaduna State in Nigeria is preparing to spend N3 billion on girls’ education and school improvement before the end of 2018.
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...

Our Latest Blogs

School children doing math exercises during class in Niger. Credit: JICA/Akiko Kageyama
October 12, 2018
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 is possible even in difficult contexts.
#Writethewrong
October 12, 2018
The #WriteTheWrong campaign launched by Theirworld aims to bring awareness to the global education crisis.
A young student at the Beach View Nursery school in Guyana. Credit: GPE/Carolina Valenzuela
October 11, 2018

As we celebrate International Day of the Girl, let’s look at how transformative it would be if all girls around the world received 12 years of quality education.