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

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...
GPE is supporting the Government of Afghanistan to make education more accessible for children in remote and insecure areas, an important contribution to strengthen the country’s fragile education...
GPE's support to getting more children into school and learning in the most remote areas of Pakistan’s Balochistan province is paying off. 53,000 previously out-of-school children —72% of them girls—...

Our latest blogs

May 23, 2019
To strengthen the knowledge of all partners involved in the sector around the education plan, GPE along with UNICEF and the Ministry of Education, collaborated to develop an innovative dissemination plan.
May 21, 2019
At the ECOSOC Youth Forum in April, young people from around the world voiced their hopes, aspirations and concerns about their future. All of them view education clearly as core to their needs to build a sustainable world for all.
May 20, 2019
Reflections after the G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council meeting in early May.