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

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...
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...
When Chalachew was born, he couldn’t have imagined the hardships that awaited him, nor could he have envisioned his power to defy odds and prove how far his desire to learn could take him.

Focus areas

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

Our latest blogs

September 18, 2019
The Knowledge and Innovation Exchange discussion paper "Improving Teaching and Learning", highlights challenges and opportunities in this area. Learn what the six areas of potential investments are.
September 13, 2019
Only by fostering human rights knowledge, skills and attitudes in every generation, we can win the battle for human rights.
September 12, 2019
New data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics confirm the need for accelerated efforts to get every child in school and learning.