GPE transforms
education systems

We are the world’s only partnership and fund focused on providing quality education to children in lower-income countries.

We work to deliver

Quality Education

so that every girl and boy can have hope, opportunity and agency

We are a one-of-a-kind partnership

Students
Doing the right thing
We work to transform education systems so that every girl and boy can get 12 years of quality education plus one year of preschool.
World conflict
In the right places
We channel most of our support to the lowest income and crisis-affected countries.
Conflict
At the right time
We help keep education systems running through conflict, disasters and health emergencies.
Grants financing
At scale
We use our funds as catalytic capital to leverage billions of additional dollars in domestic and international financing for education.

GPE helps countries build stronger education systems as a springboard to stronger economies and fairer and more stable societies, able to withstand shocks and adapt to the challenges of the 21st century.

GPE works with
90
partner countries
GPE has mobilized more than
US$11 billion
for education
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By working in partnership, we create lasting change

160 Million MORE CHILDREN are in school in partner countries
160 Million
More children
are in school in partner countries
160
70% OF PARTNER COUNTRIES with data improved learning outcomes
70%
of partner countries
with data improved learning outcomes
70%
Twice AS MANY GIRLS are on the path to equality in partner countries
Twice
as many girls
are on the path to equality in partner countries
2x

Blogs and news

June 17, 2024
Accelerating ‘green’ school-to-work transitions
The global shift to a green economy is creating opportunities for job growth and sustainability. In a new report, UNICEF highlights 7 ways to expand school-to-work transitions into green jobs.