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 is supporting the Government of Afghanistan to make education more accessible for children - especially girls - in remote and insecure areas, an important contribution to strengthen the country’s...
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...
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...

Focus areas

Explore our priority areas to achieve our vision of inclusive and equitable quality education for all

Our latest blogs

July 14, 2019
Safe and equitable education, particularly for girls, is instrumental in reducing poverty, inequality and violence. #SafeToLearn calls on governments, civil society organizations, communities, teachers and children themselves to make schools safer for...
July 12, 2019
Every day, Habtam Asfaw walks to the Meskerem School in Bahar Dar, Ethiopia. She used to be afraid as boys and men harassed her along the way. Thanks to a training she attended at school, she now feels better prepared to respond to harassment. This is...
July 10, 2019
Without a shift from ‘business as usual’, the world will miss its goal of a quality education for all by 2030, according to the first-ever projections on progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4). And for sub-Saharan Africa, the challenges...