Since 2002, 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 government in Malawi will recruit 8000 primary school teachers to reduce the student-teacher ratio.
The Global Book Alliance (founded by GPE and other partners) is launching a new global digital library in Ethiopia to increase the availability of free, high quality, reading resources for children...
Community-based schools have been a game changer reinforcing education in Afghanistan’s remote areas, transcending the security challenges that exist in many parts of the country.
How can donkey carts help improve access to education? They ensure children attend school daily and address parents’ concerns that they can make the long distance to school safely.

Our Latest Blogs

July 23, 2018
Disability data is crucial to ensure children with disabilities are able to access their right to a quality education. Learn what GPE is doing in collaboration with UIS and UNESCO to collect more and better data.
July 20, 2018
Children with disabilities are some of the most marginalized children worldwide. Learn 5 facts about the challenges they experience in accessing education, and GPE’s efforts in ensuring none of them is left behind.
July 19, 2018
What are the key education strategies that Kenya, Lesotho, South Sudan and Uganda are implementing to improve girls’ education?