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%
of children
completed primary school in 2016 in partner countries, compared to 63% in 2002
67%
of partner countries
had as many girls as boys completing school in 2016, compared to 42% in 2002
100%
of sector plans
assessed in 2018 met quality standards, compared to 58% in 2014/15

Our impact

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.
Silenat Alem is among the Ethiopian teachers who recently became school principals, thanks to a GPE program that is helping address the gender balance in school leadership positions.
The Global Partnership for Education has been supporting Eritrea in expanding access to quality education in the country’s four most vulnerable regions. As a result, around 19,000 children—of whom 42...

Focus areas

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

Our latest blogs

December 09, 2019
A new call for proposals is open from December 9th to January 31st for applications to support transnational advocacy. Education Out Loud’s funding for transnational advocacy promises to open the pathway for better, more effective education advocacy,...
December 04, 2019
As world leaders gather for the annual Conference of Parties in Madrid, we are reminded that we must reorient education to become a major player in the work and debates around climate action.
December 03, 2019
Outlining three clear steps, Julia Gillard, writing in her personal capacity, draws a picture of what the global education architecture could be to ensure that all resources and efforts are geared towards addressing and solving the learning crisis.