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

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...
Silenat Alem is among the Ethiopian teachers who recently became school principals, thanks to a GPE program that is helping address the gender balance in school leadership positions.
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?

Focus areas

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

Our latest blogs

December 04, 2019
As world leaders gather for the annual Conference of Parties in Madrid, we are reminded that we must reorient education to become a major player in the work and debates around climate action.
December 03, 2019
Outlining three clear steps, Julia Gillard, writing in her personal capacity, draws a picture of what the global education architecture could be to ensure that all resources and efforts are geared towards addressing and solving the learning crisis.
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...