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
77%
of children
completed primary school in 2016 in partner countries, compared to 63% in 2002
67%
of partner countries
had as many girls as boys completing school in 2016, compared to 42% in 2002
100%
of sector plans
assessed in 2018 met quality standards, compared to 58% in 2014/15

Our impact

The Meskerem School in Ethiopia has made extraordinary progress in improving the quality of education for its students despite challenges. What’s its recipe for success?
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...

Focus areas

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

Our latest blogs

November 20, 2019
As we celebrate Universal Children’s Day and the 30-year anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, it’s clear that business as usual won’t solve the learning crisis. Bolder and more ambitious steps are required by all countries to allow...
November 18, 2019
Debate on ‘diagnostic tools’ has flourished among a small group of global education actors, prompted by systems research programs like RISE, the World Development Report 2018 and discussions at various events since 2017. This blog summarizes our...
November 13, 2019
Introducing the new INEE Guidance Note on Gender.