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Kenya’s ministry of education will perform a three-day inspection in public primary schools to evaluate early grade mathematics competencies. Conducted under the Kenya primary education development...
In Focus: Gender Equality Learn how GPE working in partnership with the government of Mauritania, is helping girls like 14-year-old Aichetou transition to lower secondary school by ensuring distance...
In Focus: Gender Equality The government of Mauritania, with the support of GPE, has been building more proximity schools in areas with large populations where children, especially girls, have not...
In the past few years, Puntland has made great strides to rebuild its education system. School enrollment has increased and school infrastructure has improved. Recently, Puntland received a GPE grant...
Following GPE’s Financing Conference held on February 1-2, 2018, the government of Malawi has committed to increase public education expenditure from 24% in 2018 to 31% in 2020. In an interview with...
With funds from UK aid and the Global Partnership for Education, and delivered by the British Council, the Zambia Education Sector Support Technical Assistance Facility aims to improve the capacity...
The Government of Niger, thanks to a US$88.4 million grant from GPE and support by the Swiss Cooperation and AFD, is piloting mother language education in order to improve learning outcomes.
Niger has one of the worst literacy rates in the world. With 10 different ethnic groups and languages, the Niger government, with support from GPE, is piloting local-language curriculum to improve...
The GPE-funded program in Afghanistan has made great progress in increasing and sustaining equitable access to education. Over the last year and a half, 3 closed schools were reopened, and 249...
According to a survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria, no fewer than 10 million children have been enrolled in public primary schools in the north west and north central zones of Nigeria....
We visit the daara Serigne Mansour Sy in Tivaouane, Senegal, where children now learn math, reading and writing in French alongside their religious education.
UNICEF, with the support of the Global Partnership for Education, launched the “Back to School” campaign to help more than one million children get learning materials in seven of the most deprived...
Meet 30-year-old Aminata from Senegal, who reflects on her school days and tells the formidable challenges she faced when she attended school. Aminata is now a teacher and is certain that quality...
Ten current and three former heads of state, more than 60 ministers, Rihanna, and many more gathered at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Financing Conference, making this the highest-level...
The GPE conference in Dakar on February 1 and 2, 2018 was the largest ever education financing event, with more than 10 heads of state, 100 ministers, and 1,200 participants. The event resulted in...
Thanks to a US$88.4 million grant awarded by the Global Partnership for Education, the government in Kenya has been able to distribute 6 million mathematics textbooks to public primary schools across...
Photo story: In the Sahel region in Africa, millions of children cannot go to school due to terrorism or natural disasters. In Burkina Faso, we meet teachers and government officials who fight...
With support from partners, Afghanistan is reopening schools that had been closed due to insecurity or lack of sufficient facilities. So far, 60 schools have been reopened.
Tajikistan is investing in early education, with the support from the Global Partnership for Education, because it understands that children who attend preschool will perform better in later grades....
Senegal is achieving great development results thanks to investing 24% of its budget in education. Other countries should follow Senegal's example
Under MESIP, Malawi is investing in infrastructure in hopes to increase access to quality education. The program is being implemented with a US$44.9 million in financial support from the Global...
Bilqis, 10, walked for 6 days with her mother to flee violence. Now she attends a “child-friendly space” (CFS) in Bangladesh but she wants to be able to go to school and learn. Read more on what the...
Ten years ago, the government of Tajikistan started an ambitious education reform effort with the support from the Global Partnership for Education, World Bank, UNICEF and USAID. The new competency-...
Photo of the week: Fanti, 25 years old, had to go far away from home to study at the University of Lagos. However, she persevered because she knows that education will change her life.