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

In their own words, children in Niger share their thoughts about learning math.
Binta Ilboudo has been a teacher in Burkina Faso for 13 years. She is one of the first teachers in the country to have been trained in the modernized curriculum, created with GPE support, and to use...
In Yemen, the ongoing conflict and the devastating consequences of forced displacement, and damaged and occupied school buildings have disrupted the education of millions of children. GPE and UNICEF...

Our latest blogs

February 21, 2019
The way that mother tongue based multilingual education has been offered may contribute to low parent demand in some settings. Using “bilingual education” instead may be a more positive way to describe education that enables all children to learn and...
February 21, 2019
GPE supports mother tongue education as a key component of the foundation of learning. On International Mother Tongue Day we review how three partner countries—Eritrea, The Gambia and Uzbekistan—with help from GPE, are implementing mother tongue programs.
February 20, 2019
With support from the Global Partnership for Education since 2007, Benin has expanded access to education in remote areas through various interventions, ensuring that more children go to school and stay in school.