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

Education in Burkina Faso is making important advances under difficult conditions. The increase in primary school enrollment—from 60% in the early 2000s to 88% today—is particularly significant. Yet...
GPE's support to getting more children into school and learning in the most remote areas of Pakistan’s Balochistan province is paying off. 53,000 previously out-of-school children —72% of them girls—...
GPE is supporting the Government of Afghanistan to make education more accessible for children - especially girls - in remote and insecure areas, an important contribution to strengthen the country’s...

Focus areas

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

Our latest blogs

September 13, 2019
Only by fostering human rights knowledge, skills and attitudes in every generation, we can win the battle for human rights.
September 12, 2019
New data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics confirm the need for accelerated efforts to get every child in school and learning.
September 12, 2019
Global commitments to reduce educational inequalities and ensure that all children have access to learning are not yet being met. GPE’s Knowledge and Innovation Exchange aims to fill knowledge gaps to enable better policy for equity and inclusion in...