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

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.
Silenat Alem is among the Ethiopian teachers who recently became school principals, thanks to a GPE program that is helping address the gender balance in school leadership positions.

Focus areas

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

Our latest blogs

December 13, 2019
The new plan is the result of a comprehensive analysis and consultative work led by the Ministry of Education and its partners, including GPE.
December 13, 2019
A new online training course, developed in partnership by the UNESCO IIEP and GPE, is available to help strengthen and standardize the quality of independent appraisals of education sector plans.
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.