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December 07, 2018
Statement by Julia Gillard, Board Chair of the Global Partnership for Education, at the closing of the GPE Board meeting in Dublin, Ireland on December 6-7, 2018.
December 06, 2018
The Global Partnership for Education Board of Directors decision on institutional arrangements.
December 06, 2018
Building on the growing international momentum to support children’s education in developing countries through the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), Denmark and Germany have each announced new financing for GPE.
Videos View all
October 23, 2018
Nicolette Henry, Minister of Education of Guyana, outlines the priorities for the new education plan; how the Global Partnership for Education helps the country achieve results; and what she considers to be the main success of the early childhood education program supported by GPE.
October 18, 2018
GPE has been supporting the government of Guyana improve the access and quality of early childhood education for the most disadvantaged children. Thanks to an integrated intervention that included training teachers and parents, and distributing learning materials, 88% of children now master letters and numbers.
October 11, 2018
18-year-old Bibisharifa Talbizoda lives in Navobod, a village located in the Jaloliddini Balhi district in Tajikistan. After graduating from secondary school, she has high hopes to become a professional dressmaker and open her own business.
Infographics View all
September 24, 2018
Explore the challenges that girls in developing countries face to get an education and the benefits that educating girls brings.
April 07, 2018
In Focus: School Health Some of the most common childhood health conditions have consequences for education and ultimately a person’s ability to contribute meaningfully to society. Schools are a cost-effective platform for providing simple, safe, and effective health interventions for girls and boys from age 5 through their early 20s.
Slideshows View all
June 22, 2018
Millions of people around the world are forced from their homes. Children are most affected, missing out on their education or having to adapt to a new language and system in their host country.
May 04, 2018
Partners from Burkina Faso, Honduras, Kenya, Mauritania, Niger, Tajikistan and Uganda, whether ministry official, donor or CSO representative, share why they think GPE has the right approach to achieve results in education in developing countries.
February 20, 2018
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 literacy outcomes in primary school.
GPE media coverage View all
December 05, 2018
Ireland is the only partner out of all GPE donor countries that pledged more money than was requested.This year, GPE chose Ireland as the venue for its annual meeting in recognition of the role which education has played in Ireland’s economic and social development.
December 05, 2018
Julia Gillard: 'Ireland is top of the class with its generous commitment to education across the globe'
In her op-ed in the Irish Independent, Julia Gillard, Board Chair of the Global Partnership for Education, writes that Ireland's booming innovative industries are propelling the country's achievements in education. Developing countries want to see this kind of progress for their people, but they need help from countries like Ireland.
December 03, 2018
Global Citizen has announced 57 commitments totaling more than US$7 billion, surpassing its goal seven times, and significant commitments were also made to #FundEducation.