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 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
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
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
96%
of education sector plans
assessed in 2016/17 met quality standards compared to 58% in 2014/15

Our impact

GPE supports mother tongue education as a key component of the foundation of learning. On International Mother Tongue Day we review how three partner countries—Eritrea, The Gambia and Uzbekistan—with...
With support from the Global Partnership for Education since 2007, Benin has expanded access to education in remote areas through various interventions, ensuring that more children go to school and...
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

April 24, 2019
The 4 seats on the GPE Board representing international and national civil society organizations (CSOs) are held by women. Read how they and their predecessors want to make a difference in empowering girls and women around the world
April 23, 2019
Today we celebrate World Book and Copyright Day. The partnership between the ADEA, USAID and the Global Book Alliance aims to ensure children across Africa can access quality texts to read.
April 17, 2019
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, the country faces many pressing education challenges.