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December 09, 2018
Development partners, under the auspices of GPE, are sponsoring 1,350 girls in 13 primary schools with N27 million; these schools are being targeted because of their remote location and due to the fact that access to education in those areas is low.
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
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.
December 03, 2018
In this op-ed, GPE CEO, Alice Albright emphasizes that the overall funding to support early childhood care and education is still very low, despite the evidence that early learning better prepares children for primary school, improves their learning and reduces repetition and drop-out rates.
December 02, 2018
A 2017 report in 19 middle- and low-income countries on inclusive education by the World Bank and GPE concluded that 3 in 10 children with disabilities have never enrolled in school. In Nigeria for example, determining the percentage of children with learning disabilities is next to impossible because official data is nonexistent.
November 26, 2018
In 2018, Vietnam’s two major universities made the list of top 1,000 most reputable universities worldwide. A recent report by the ministry of Education shows that the current rate of literacy between the ages of 15 and 60 in the country is close to 98%, reaching the target set for 2020.
November 23, 2018
Launched ahead of the African Union Commission’s second African Girls Summit on Ending Child Marriage taking place in Accra, Ghana this week, a new report from the World Bank reveals that child marriage are jeopardizing African economies.
November 19, 2018
In an opinion piece in Teacher Magazine, Julia Gillard shares her appreciation for teachers. As she puts it, teachars are and will always be the backbone of the education system. It is why they constitute the largest single expenditure in education budgets around the world and why the Global Partnership for Education ensure they are supported.