Global Partnership for Education grants US$1.3 million to support education planning

|
Grace, age 12, in the Primary 5 classroom at Makamba Primary School. Uganda. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch

Washington, January 10, 2019. The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat has approved grants totaling more than US$1.3 million to support education sector analysis and planning, as well as education program development in 4 partner countries. The grants approved for the period October-December 2018 are as follows:

Partner country Grant type Amount Grant agent
Chad Program development US$182,669 UNICEF
Mali Program development US$200,000 World Bank
Pakistan (Balochistan) Plan development US$460,350 UNICEF
Uganda Plan development US$500,000 UNICEF

Education sector plan development grants (ESPDG) are intended to help countries perform strategic, consultative and analytical work to develop or revise their sector plan. The maximum amount is US$500,000, of which US$250,000 is reserved for education sector analysis, and the remainder can be used for additional studies or to develop the sector plan.

Program development grants (PDG) support countries for the design of an education program that will help them implement their national sector strategy. The maximum amount is up to US$200,000, and in exceptional cases up to US$400,000.

Grace, age 12, in the Primary 5 classroom at Makamba Primary School. Uganda. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
Financing

Latest news

A young boy smiles at the camera at the Precious Gems Nursery. Guyana. Credit: GPE/Carolina Valenzuela
February 18, 2019
Help us improve how content is organized on the GPE website.
Charles North appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the Global Partnership for Education
February 06, 2019
Mr. North brings knowledge and expertise implementing results-based strategies in global education and across other development fields as well as extensive management experience.
Jo Bourne
January 15, 2019
Jo Bourne, a widely respected leader in the global education community, has been appointed Chief Technical Officer at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).