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 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...
Niger has one of the worst literacy rates in the world. With 10 different ethnic groups and languages, the Niger government, with support from GPE, is piloting local-language curriculum to improve...
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.
With support from partners, Afghanistan is reopening schools that had been closed due to insecurity or lack of sufficient facilities. So far, 60 schools have been reopened.

Our Latest Blogs

In Burundi, one textbook is generally shared by four pupils. Credit: UNICEF Burundi/Krzysiek
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...
Camilla Croso, Global Campaign for Education, speaking during the GPE Financing Conference. Credit: GPE/Heather Shuker
February 15, 2018
The Global Campaign for Education celebrates the commitments from developing country and donor governments to step up education financing during the...