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

In 6 districts in Uganda, 54 primary schools have been constructed under the Uganda Teacher and School Effectiveness Program financed by a GPE grant.
The Global Book Alliance (founded by GPE and other partners) is launching a new global digital library in Ethiopia to increase the availability of free, high quality, reading resources for children...
The government in Malawi will recruit 8000 primary school teachers to reduce the student-teacher ratio.
How can donkey carts help improve access to education? They ensure children attend school daily and address parents’ concerns that they can make the long distance to school safely.

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.