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

Since 2005, the Global Partnership for Education has supported Kenya’s impressive progress toward getting all children into school and learning. That progress, in turn, has advanced the country’s...
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...
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...

Focus areas

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

Our latest blogs

August 21, 2019
Early childhood education is a priority area for GPE’s Knowledge and Innovation Exchange. To ensure more children go to quality preschools in partner countries, solutions targeted to the specific needs of developing countries must be developed and shared.
August 15, 2019
Education Out Loud, the new GPE fund to support the work of civil society in advocating for education, was born of the need to accelerate progress toward SDG 4: to educate all the world’s children by the year 2030.
August 12, 2019
On International Youth Day, we thank the countless young people who raise their voices to ensure all children can have a quality education, not matter where they are.