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'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—...
With support from the Global Partnership for Education, the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is helping all children acquire strong reading skills, which will help them increase their chances of...

Our latest blogs

June 26, 2019
Many countries have seen progress in gender equality and girls’ education, but challenges remain. View 6 graphs to understand the state of gender parity in access to education and learning outcomes, and the ongoing efforts within the partnership to...
June 24, 2019
GPE just released its annual results report, showing the progress of the partnership in implementing its 5-year strategy and the areas where more attention is needed.
June 20, 2019
June 20 is World Refugee Day. For the children who are trapped in the chaos of having to leave their homes and sometimes their families behind, being able to continue to receive an education is a normalizing factor. It can give them hope for a better...