Since 2002, 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

Learn how a US$34 million GPE grant to Balochistan is making education more accessible, especially for girls.
Community-based schools have been a game changer reinforcing education in Afghanistan’s remote areas, transcending the security challenges that exist in many parts of the country.
The Global Book Alliance (founded by GPE and other partners) is launching a new global digital library in Ethiopia to increase the availability of free, high quality, reading resources for children...
Nepal’s efforts to reduce disparities across the education sector are bearing fruit: in the last year, 24,090 children were enrolled in school.

Our Latest Blogs

July 16, 2018
The GPE Secretariat consulted with civil society to fine-tune the design of the advocacy and social accountability funding mechanism. Read their recommendations here.
July 15, 2018
73 million young people in Africa are jobless. On the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, let’s renew the commitment to increase investment in youth empowerment.
July 13, 2018
Alice Albright’s visit to an all-girls school in Senegal; Malala’s birthday; and a new report on the impacts of not giving girls equal access to education underline the power of educating girls.