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

Explore the challenges that girls in developing countries face to get an education and the benefits that educating girls brings.
A new program supported by a GPE grant aims to ensure quality education through continuous professional development for teachers, particularly in the early grades.
With support from GPE, the government of Guyana is making great progress in improving early childhood education and reducing disparities in learning outcomes between coastal and hinterland areas.

Our latest blogs

December 10, 2018
On Human Rights Day, we reflect on the importance of incorporating human rights education into education systems.
December 07, 2018
On the margins of the GPE Board of Directors Meeting in Dublin, Ireland, GPE CEO Alice Albright visited a school and met with students.
December 04, 2018
The UNESCO Institutes for Statistics has launched the SDG 4 Data Digest 2018, which explores the internationally-comparable data needed to ensure the lifelong learning envisaged by SDG 4.