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
of GPE partner countries
with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
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

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...

Following GPE’s Financing Conference held on February 1-2, 2018, the government of Malawi has committed to increase public education expenditure from 24% in 2018 to 31% in 2020. In an interview...

Meet 30-year-old Aminata from Senegal, who reflects on her school days and tells the formidable challenges she faced when she attended school. Aminata is now a teacher and is certain that quality...

According to a survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria, no fewer than 10 million children have been enrolled in public primary schools in the north west and north central zones of Nigeria....

Our Latest Blogs

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.

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.

April 23, 2018

In sub-Saharan Africa more than 1 in 3 adults cannot read. On World Book and Copyright Day we call on African leaders to invest more in their education systems and create a conducive environment to promote reading.