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 is supporting the Government of Afghanistan to make education more accessible for children in remote and insecure areas, an important contribution to strengthen the country’s fragile education...
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—...

Our latest blogs

June 10, 2019
25 years after the Salamanca Statement, there are still too many children with disabilities who don’t go to school. One way to effectively remove a barrier to their schooling is through the transformative power of parents groups.
June 03, 2019

Selected by the African Union as the most innovative education solution in Africa, a new science set - a textbook-size laboratory that contains 45+ individual materials for over 26 experiments - aims to help overcome the lack of practical science...

May 29, 2019
A new research report “Toward the design and implementation of comprehensive primary grade literacy and numeracy programs” provides recommendations on how best to design programs to teach literacy and numeracy skills to young learners.