Serigne Mbaye Thiam, Minister of Education of Senegal, was named Vice-Chair of the Global Partnership for Education in June 2018. Minister Thiam tells us why education is critical in his country and around the world, and why he thinks GPE is the right organization to help developing countries achieve their education goals
At the Amadou Diaré primary school in Dakar, 80% of students pass the final exam compared to only 47% last year. Thanks to targeted investments by the government, with the support of the Global Partnership for Education, Senegal ensures that more and more children are learning.
There are 28 million girls in West and Central Africa who have no access to education. Learn the barriers to education they face and what can be done to ensure they learn.
GPE is a global partnership and fund to ensure all children get a quality education. We support countries where millions of children are not attending school or learning and focus on the most vulnerable. Watch this video to learn more about what we do.