• GPE partner since: 2006
  • Coordinating agency: UNICEF


  • Albania joined the Global Partnership for Education in 2006.
  • The country’s National Education Strategy (NES) covers the period 2004-2015.
  • Albania has not received any GPE grants. However, GPE (then Fast Track Initiative) worked with the Albanian government to review the quality and assess the feasibility of the 2004-2015 National Education Strategy.
  • GPE has also encouraged collaboration in the education sector in this country, providing expertise and guidance to achieve the country’s education goals.
  • In 2013, Albania participated in GPE’s Sector Monitoring Initiative workshop in Bangkok and shared its experience with other partners about monitoring their sector strategy.


Source: World Bank - Education Data
Data on education are compiled by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics from official responses to surveys and from reports provided by education authorities in each country.


Primary Gross Enrollment Rate (%)

Primary Completion Rate (%)

Lower Secondary Completion Rate (%)

Out-of-school Children Rate (%)

Domestic Financing

Public Expenditure on Education as Share of GDP (%)

Public Expenditure on Education as a Share of Public Expenditure (%)

Public Expenditure on Primary as a Share of Total Education Expenditure (%)


Student/Trained teacher ratio

Teachers Trained (%)

Last updated January 02, 2018