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

Nepal’s efforts to reduce disparities across the education sector are bearing fruit: in the last year, 24,090 children were enrolled in school.
In 6 districts in Uganda, 54 primary schools have been constructed under the Uganda Teacher and School Effectiveness Program financed by a GPE grant.
With the launch of the electronic registration system for students in public and private primary schools, major reforms have been ushered in the education sector in Tanzania.
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.

Our Latest Blogs

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?
July 18, 2018
Indicator 4.1.1 measures the quality of learning in primary and lower secondary education. Find out how it is calculated, produced, and interpreted.