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

Thanks to US$100 million from GPE, Kaduna State in Nigeria is preparing to spend N3 billion on girls’ education and school improvement before the end of 2018.
Photo story: View the impact that a US$5.2 million GPE grant to Zanzibar has made in building a more inclusive education system.
Nepal’s efforts to reduce disparities across the education sector are bearing fruit: in the last year, 24,090 children were enrolled in school.
At the completion of the School Health Integrated Program (SHIP) in Cambodia, partners reflect on its achievements in getting children screened for worms and vision problems, to ensure their health...

Our Latest Blogs

September 19, 2018

On the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week, education will feature prominently at four high-level events. Stay up to date via webcast and social media

September 12, 2018
Learn more about SDG 4 indicators 4.a.1, 4.b.1 and 4.c.1
September 11, 2018
Make your voice heard via an online consultation about the new Global Education Data Portal (GEDP), which is being developed by the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS). It will be a unique resource centered on the needs of its users, a one-stop shop for the best possible data on education.