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
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
96%
of education sector plans
assessed in 2016/17 met quality standards compared to 58% in 2014/15

Our impact

Since 2005, the Global Partnership for Education has supported Kenya’s impressive progress toward getting all children into school and learning. That progress, in turn, has advanced the country’s...
When Chalachew was born, he couldn’t have imagined the hardships that awaited him, nor could he have envisioned his power to defy odds and prove how far his desire to learn could take him.
Education in Burkina Faso is making important advances under difficult conditions. The increase in primary school enrollment—from 60% in the early 2000s to 88% today—is particularly significant. Yet...

Focus areas

Explore our priority areas to achieve our vision of inclusive and equitable quality education for all

Our latest blogs

August 21, 2019
The SDGs recognize the crucial role of ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education in the building of a better and more egalitarian world. For the African continent, the time has come to prioritize the crucial role of education, especially...
August 21, 2019
Early childhood education is a priority area for GPE’s Knowledge and Innovation Exchange. To ensure more children go to quality preschools in partner countries, solutions targeted to the specific needs of developing countries must be developed and shared.
August 15, 2019
Education Out Loud, the new GPE fund to support the work of civil society in advocating for education, was born of the need to accelerate progress toward SDG 4: to educate all the world’s children by the year 2030.