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

Our latest blogs

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...
June 19, 2019
Our indicators of success influence the nature of education programming. If we measure only basic literacy skills, we will deprive children of opportunities to become critical thinkers and lifelong learners.
June 17, 2019
EduClick leverages the technology revolution to provide alternative learning methods to those who can’t access formal learning due to armed conflicts or poverty.