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

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...
The Global Partnership for Education has been supporting Eritrea in expanding access to quality education in the country’s four most vulnerable regions. As a result, around 19,000 children—of whom 42...
With support from the Global Partnership for Education, the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is helping all children acquire strong reading skills, which will help them increase their chances of...

Focus areas

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

Our latest blogs

August 26, 2019
Make your voice heard in the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation for the 2020 Comprehensive Review of the Global Indicator Framework.
August 21, 2019
The SDGs recognize the crucial role of ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education in the building of a better and more egalitarian world. For the African continent, the time has come to prioritize the crucial role of education, especially...
August 21, 2019
Early childhood education is a priority area for GPE’s Knowledge and Innovation Exchange. To ensure more children go to quality preschools in partner countries, solutions targeted to the specific needs of developing countries must be developed and shared.