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 Ethiopia joined GPE in 2004, less than 50% of the country’s children were enrolled in primary school, and those in school were not getting a quality education. GPE has been working closely with...
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 16, 2019
Held in Africa for the first time, the theme of the Global Gender Summit 2019 was “Unpacking constraints to gender equality”. The Summit saw the international community heed the call to dismantle barriers to girls and women’s full participation in the...
December 16, 2019
An influx of refugees from neighboring countries has created additional challenges for Djibouti’s education system. With the support of the Global Partnership for Education, the Government of Djibouti will work to ensure that refugee students are...
December 13, 2019
The new plan is the result of a comprehensive analysis and consultative work led by the Ministry of Education and its partners, including GPE.