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

Over the past 20 years, the number of preschools in Uzbekistan has decreased by almost half. With support from GPE, the government of Uzbekistan is actively investing in the preschool sector to...
In Focus: School Health On the occasion of World Health Day, we emphasize how school-based health programs can significantly improve both health and learning for children. This is also evidenced in...
In Focus: Gender Equality In Mauritania, Mariam Mohamed Vall put her dream of becoming a teacher on hold to take care of her family. Now she is not only realizing her dream but getting the training...
We visit the daara Serigne Mansour Sy in Tivaouane, Senegal, where children now learn math, reading and writing in French alongside their religious education.

Our Latest Blogs

6th grade student Innocent, 13, reads a book in the library at school, Zimbabwe. Credit: GPE/ Carine Durand
April 24, 2018

The development of common learning metrics is fundamental to the achievement of SDG 4. The UIS reporting scales play a key role in harmonizing learning assessment data globally, so that education results are comparable across all countries and regions.

School children in a classroom in Tajikistan. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand
April 23, 2018

Formula funding is critical to ensure more equitable spending on education. Unless resources are redistributed with the most disadvantaged receiving the largest share of government funding, there will be little progress towards SDG 4.

School children in Madagascar. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand
April 23, 2018

Even though governments are primarily responsible for the right to education, civil society plays a key role in holding governments accountable for commitments and outcomes. Read examples on how citizen-led accountability is making positive changes across education systems.