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?
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...
When Chalachew was born, he couldn’t have imagined the hardships that awaited him, nor could he have envisioned his power to defy odds and prove how far his desire to learn could take him.

Focus areas

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

Our latest blogs

December 12, 2019
Next week, the international community will meet in Geneva for the first Global Refugee Forum. Below is a short list of the major education-related events during the forum.
December 11, 2019
This compilation gives brief outlines on a few key reports published in 2018 and 2019 about the state and progress of global education.
December 09, 2019
A new call for proposals is open from December 9th to January 31st for applications to support transnational advocacy. Education Out Loud’s funding for transnational advocacy promises to open the pathway for better, more effective education advocacy,...