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 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...
Primary school teachers attending a training session for mathematics in Muranga County, Kenya, have acknowledged the tremendous progress they have seen in their classrooms. The project, in its fourth...
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.
The state of Katsina’s Commissioner for Education, Dr. Badamasi Lawal Charanchi, recently recognized that GPE’s support to the Nigeria government through a $100 million fund, has really contribute to...

Our Latest Blogs

Victoria Ibiwoye, youth representative on the Education 2030 Steering Committee.
October 17, 2018
An interview of Victoria Ibiwoye, youth representative on the Education 2030 Steering Committee, who talks about her experiences, motivations, and her message to other young people about education.
Students at the Ecole du Centre in Conakry, Guinea. Credit GPE/Tabassy Baro
October 16, 2018

A GPE youth advocate is using her voice to raise awareness about gender-based violence in school and how to empower girls to fight back.

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.