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

GPE supports mother tongue education as a key component of the foundation of learning. On International Mother Tongue Day we review how three partner countries—Eritrea, The Gambia and Uzbekistan—with...
With support from the Global Partnership for Education since 2007, Benin has expanded access to education in remote areas through various interventions, ensuring that more children go to school and...
Binta Ilboudo has been a teacher in Burkina Faso for 13 years. She is one of the first teachers in the country to have been trained in the modernized curriculum, created with GPE support, and to use...

Our latest blogs

March 21, 2019
At a meeting in Cote d’Ivoire last month, education activists from around the world gathered to adopt the Abidjan Principles on the human rights obligations of States to provide public education and to regulate private involvement in education.
March 20, 2019
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 overall economic and social development.
March 19, 2019
A new massive online open course launched on March 11 to help children who have difficulty with learning to read.